Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina came out swinging during the pre-debate Republican forum and generated a buzz on social media with her digs at Hillary Clinton among others.
Here are some highlights from her performance:
Took a Firm Stance Against Hillary
“Hillary Clinton lies about Benghazi, she lies about e-mails. She is still defending Planned Parenthood. And she is still her party’s frontrunner,” she said. “We need a nominee who is going to throw every punch, not pull punches, and someone who cannot stumble before he even gets into the ring.”
And her two words to describe Clinton? “Not trustworthy. No Accomplishments.”
In response, the Clinton campaign pointed to a poster on the wall of their campaign headquarters.
Proved She Knew a Thing or Two About Foreign Policy
“The first one to my good friend Bibi Netanyahu to reassure him we will stand with Israel. The second phone call to the president of Iran. He might not take my phone call, but he will get the message,” she said.
“And the message is this: Until you open every nuclear and every military facility to full, open, anytime, anywhere for real inspections, we are going to make it as difficult as possible for you to move money around the global financial system.”
She slammed President Obama’s Iran deal, saying he “broke every rule of negotiation.”
And Perry Seems to Have Agreed...
"And the idea that this negotiation, I will tell you one thing. I would a whole lot rather have Carly Fiorina over there doing our negotiation than John Kerry,” Perry said, essentially naming Fiorina to his Cabinet when answering a question about the Iran deal.
She Doesn’t Care That Bill Clinton Didn’t Call Her
The Donald reportedly received a phone call from Bill Clinton shortly before he announced his run for the White House.
But that didn’t seem to faze Fiorina.
“I didn't get a phone call from Bill Clinton before I jumped in the race. Did any of you get a phone call from Bill Clinton?,” Carly asked her other fellow debaters. “I didn't. Maybe it's because I hadn't given money to the foundation or donated to his wife's senate campaign.”
And Newt Chimed In
They should invite carly fiorina back for the 9 oclock debate— Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) August 6, 2015