Entering and exiting the stage in the First in the Nation Republican Summit in Nashua, New Hampshire to Alicia Keys’ song, “Girl is on Fire,” Carly Fiorina set the stage touting her business experience while criticizing Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
The former Hewlett-Packard CEO, with limited political experience, is also a lone Republican woman who will be announcing May 4 whether she will run for president. During her speech she reminded the hundreds in attendance at the summit. “Hillary Clinton must not become president of the United States, because she lacks the candor and transparency that are so necessary to leadership”
If Fiorina does run she said she doesn’t want to run based on her sex, but will focus on her business career.
Arguing why Clinton should not be president, Fiorina touted her business skills with Clinton’s time as Secretary of State. “She does not have a track record of accomplishment. Unlike Clinton, I know flying is an activity, not an accomplishment.”
“She tweets about women’s rights in this country and takes money from governments that deny women the most basic human rights,” Fiorina jabbed back in regards to a scandal involving the Clinton Foundation.
Fiorina also received an enthusiastic response when she attacked Hillary Clinton regarding the sexual relationship her husband, former president Bill Clinton, had with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. “I was asked this morning on FOX News whether a woman’s hormones prevented her from serving in the Oval Office — not that we have seen examples ever of a man’s judgment being clouded by hormones, including in the Oval Office.”
With issues on business and economic regulation, Fiorina said, “America is losing more businesses than it can ever launch” due to the government suffocating businesses with economic regulations. “The heroes of the American economy are small businesses and family-owned businesses,” Fiorina stated. Decrying growth of government where she stated her travel and time talking to Americans across the country,” Fiorina added, “America is in desperate need of citizenship and leadership.”