Hillary Clinton Defends State Department Record Amid Criticism

wochit politics
May 14, 2014 AT 11:25 AM
Hillary Clinton, a likely U.S. presidential candidate in 2016, on Wednesday defended her time as secretary of state as Republican criticism of her time in government mounts. Clinton told a forum of the American Jewish Committee advocacy group that she played a key role in securing U.N. sanctions on Iran in 2010 to try to halt its nuclear ambitions. She said in the first of three speeches she is giving in Washington this week, "I worked for months to round up the votes.