Clintons Kick Off Speaking Tour by Bashing Trump — But Ticket Sales Show People Literally Aren’t Buying It

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Former President Bill Clinton and former first lady Hillary Clinton went to Toronto for “An Evening With the Clintons” to kick off their 13-city paid tour — and the couple’s appearance wasn’t selling, as ticket prices plummeted to as low as $6.

On Tuesday evening, the Clintons appeared at an event at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and only filled about 3,300 of the stadium’s 19,000 seats. Floor seats up toward the front were available for $325, other floor seats were going for $83, and the lowest-priced tickets were selling for $6.55 Canadian, according to The Daily Mail.

The upper deck of seats was blocked off.

The Clintons’ discussion included bashing President Donald Trump and the former Democrat presidential nominee suggesting that she might move to Canada — a response that other well-known people on the left have given in the past.

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As the Mail reported, former Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Frank McKenna, who had donated to the Clinton Foundation, discussed a wide range of hot topics from the U.S. elections to the Jamal Khashoggi murder — and the Clinton taking attacks toward President Trump — but “rarely challenged his subjects” during the interview.

McKenna started out by addressing the “elephant in the room,” asking Hillary about a possible 2020 presidential run.

“Is that because you guys just want to hang out together or is it because you’re testing the waters for a run of being president of the United States?” McKenna asked.

The former Canadian ambassador got another answer than what he was looking for, as the former first lady went around the question to suggest a possible move to Canada.

“Actually, Frank, I’m thinking about standing for parliament here in Canada,” Hillary responded.

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When discussing the murder of Khashoggi, Hillary said Trump was part of a “cover-up” and that he and those closest to him only care about their “own personal commercial interests.”

“What makes this so troubling is how much commercial interest both the president’s family and business and his son in law’s family and business have with the kingdom,” she said.

“He said today that his gut and his opinion is a lot smarter than peoples’ brains,” Hillary added, clearly taking a jab at her former opponent. “Literally, you can’t make this stuff up. A dozen times your head is spinning.”

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“It seems almost offensive to ask you, but why does Putin hate you so much?” McKenna asked Hillary. “You seem like a very nice person.”

“I think he saw me as someone who had stood up to him and would stand up to him,” Hillary answered.

She then took a swipe at  Trump about former special forces commander Adm. William McRaven, who was in charge of the raid in the death of Osama bin Laden.

“It just absolutely dumfounds me. I’ve never ever imagined that you would have a president personally attacking people who’ve put their lives on the line year after year after year, for no cause.”

According to the Mail, the former president “filibustered” as his wife was trying to recover her voice from an aggressive cough. Hillary’s coughing fits followed her during her 2016 presidential campaign trail.

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However, Bill did take aim at Trump, saying that his election “compromised” the United States’ moral leadership in the world.

He also apologized to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, saying that their clash over the trade was “just rhetoric.”

“We did some real damage, I’m afraid, to our relationship, and if we did, I ask for your forbearance because we do love you, most of us, in America,” Bill said.

The Clinton couple’s kickoff of their arena tour in Toronto started out slow as they spoke to thousands of empty seats, but they’re not done yet, as they continue will through Canada to Montreal on Wednesday night then to Texas on December 4 — with nine other events scheduled for April and May of 2019.

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Janet Claywell
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What’s wrong g with hillary, she’s always hacking.

Leftiesrloony
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Leftiesrloony

Just like donations to their foundation(to serve the Clintons) tanked since there can be no more pay for play from Hillary.

Kimberly Brokaw
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Barf

Screwtape
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It’s clear they aren’t doing this for the money, even if contributions to their charity are tanking. Maybe they are trying to recapture some mojo for Hillary’s rumored third-attempt OR they just miss the spotlight.

Michael
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They both need to,just go away. Ticket sales in Canada probably don’t mean much. I wonder if they set it up as a “pre-season game” for the US tour.

Phoenix
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Looks like they will need to invite Beyonce to their US tour dates.

Lizzie Helmer
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Quite a contrast to Michelle Obama’s book tour which is selling out stadiums (for ridiculously high priced tickets). I’m not really sure what the Clinton’s appeal would be in Canada either, seemed strange to not start the tour in their own country.

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