“What’s your view on how the Constitution should be interpreted?” debate moderator Chris Wallace asked in the opening question. “Do the founders’ words mean what they say or is it a living document to be applied flexibly according to changing circumstances?”
Clinton dodged the question. “I have major disagreements with my opponent about these issues and others that will be before the Supreme Court,” she said. “But I feel that at this point in our country’s history, it is important that we not reverse marriage equality, that we not reverse Roe v. Wade, that we stand up against Citizens United, we stand up for the rights of people in the workplace, that we stand up and basically say: The Supreme Court should represent all of us.”
2. Asked to defend allegations of “pay-to-play” arrangements between Clinton Foundation donors and the State Department while she served as Secretary of State, Clinton completely dodged the question.
“I’m thrilled to talk about the Clinton Foundation because it is a world renowned charity and I am so proud of the work that it does,” she said, after stating everything she did at State was in the country’s interests. “You know I could talk for the rest of the debate,” she continued, before launching into a spiel about the Clinton Foundation’s charitable work.