Democrat Jim Webb: I Would Not Vote For Hillary Clinton, But Maybe Trump

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Former Virginia Sen. and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb says that he will not vote for Hillary Clinton, but he is still considering Donald Trump. "I would not vote for Hillary Clinton,” Webb said on MSBNC's "Morning Joe" on Friday.

When asked about Trump, Webb replied: I'm not sure yet. I don't know who I'm going to vote for."

“If you're voting for Donald Trump you may get something very good or very bad,” Webb said. “If you're voting for Hillary Clinton, you're going to be getting the same thing.”

Jim Webb dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination in October, but he left the door open to pursuing an independent bid.

SCARBOROUGH: Senator, a lot of people have been saying online and sending e-mails when they found out you were going to be on that they wanted you to consider jumping in as an independent in this race and saving them from the horror that they see the coming general election setting up to be. Would you consider, under any circumstances, running an independent bid?

WEBB: We looked at this very hard for three months when I withdrew from the Democratic primary process and it's a very costly process to get on the ballot in all of the different states, it's very litigious. I think when Ralph Nader did this there were 29 lawsuits from the DNC alone came at him. If you had the money, if you were a Michael Bloomberg with the money, it gets conceivable, but it's a very difficult process to do.

GEIST: You just said a second ago, Senator, that Hillary Clinton has been wrong on every foreign policy issue since 9/11. You were in the race against her, you expressed all those things. Would you have enough reservation about Hillary Clinton as a commander in chief that you would not support her for president?

WEBB: I'm not supporting anybody right now.

GEIST: Would you vote for Hillary Clinton?

WEBB: No, I would not vote for Hillary Clinton.

GEIST: Would you vote for Donald Trump?

WEBB: I'm not -- I'm not sure yet. I don't know who I'm going to vote for.

GEIST: But not Hillary Clinton?

WEBB: No, I don't -- Look -- and this is nothing personal about Hillary Clinton, but I think the reason that Donald Trump is getting so much support right now is not because of the racist, you know, et cetera, et cetera, it's because people are seeing him, a certain group of people are seeing him as the only one who has the courage to step forward and say we've got to clean out the stables of the American governmental system right now. We've got to make it work. And if you're voting for Donald Trump you may get something very good or very bad. If you're voting for Hillary Clinton, you're going to be getting the same thing. Do you want the same thing? You know, 6 percent of the people in the country maybe want the same thing.


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