Solis Doyle: Clinton was wrong to not fire senior aide

Former Hillary Clinton campaign manager Patty Solis Doyle says she recommended that faith adviser Burns Strider be fired after a female campaign staffer accused him of harassment that included inappropriate touching, kissing her forehead and sending her suggestive emails, but was overruled by Clinton.
The woman shared an office with Strider.
After hearing of the complaint, Clinton campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle and other senior aides urged Clinton to fire Strider, but Clinton declined to dismiss him and kept him on for the rest of her failed run for the Democratic nomination, the sources said.
"Patti wanted him out but she was overruled," one source said.
The other source said Clinton made clear that "we should explore other options" than firing Strider. "I certainly thought he should just be fired," the source added.
In a tweet, Clinton said she was aware of the accusations and had addressed them when they happened.
"A story appeared today about something that happened in 2008. I was dismayed when it occurred, but was heartened the young woman came forward, was heard, and had her concerns taken seriously and addressed," she tweeted.
"I called her today to tell her how proud I am of her and to make sure she knows what all women should: we deserve to be heard."
The New York Times first reported the story on Friday.


Source: CNN, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWnW5Q1CVNA
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