Hillary Clinton announces new political action group, Onward Together

Hillary Clinton announces new political action group, Onward Together

Hillary Clinton announces new political action group, Onward Together

Onward Together will advance progressive values and work to build a brighter future for generations to come.

In a follow-up series of tweets, Clinton pointed to a number of groups her new organization would back including Indivisible, Swing Left, Emerge America, Run for Something and Color of Change. She said Howard Dean, former Vermont senator and chairman of the Democratic National Committee, will play a role in the organization.

Clinton's new group, Onward Together, is aimed at "advancing the progressive vision" and supporting the grassroots resistance movement that stands against Trump, which has emerged across the U.S. in recent months. Besides occasional sightings, hiking in the woods near her home in Chappaqua, New York, Clinton mainly has kept a low profile since her defeat.

Onward Together is organized as a 501 (c)(4) social welfare nonprofit.

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On Monday, Clinton launched Onward Together to support progressive political candidates and promote issues such as racial justice and women's rights, among others.

Former US First Lady Hillary Clinton has launched a new political action organisation to fight against President Donald Trump's agenda which is seen as "rightist", in terms of ideology.

Clinton, a two-time failed presidential candidate who maintains a strong following among Democrats, has told friends that she is unlikely to ever go back to The Clinton Foundation, her family foundation that came under great scrutiny during the 2016 election.

Clinton's own personal website speaks out against "secret, unaccountable money in politics", saying that "voters won't believe Washington will work for them unless we take on the power and stranglehold that wealthy interests have over our political system". While she yet again blamed the Russians and former FBI Director James Comey for costing her the election, which is nonsense, she also said that she's part of the resistance against Trump.

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