REPORTED BY THE DAILY CALLER:
Hillary Clinton joked about her use of a private email account as secretary of state and her reputation for secrecy to a room full of reporters Monday night.
“But I am well aware that some of you may be a little surprised to see me here tonight,” Clinton said during a keynote address at the Toner Prize presentation for journalists in Washington D.C. “You know, my relationship with the press has been at times — shall we say — complicated.”
The Toner event is expected to be Clinton’s last public shindig before she announces her 2016 presidential bid.
“I am all about new beginnings. A new grandchild. Another new hairstyle. A new email account. Why not a new relationship with the press?” Clinton joked, referring to the recent controversy over her private email use as well as her long-standing frosty relationship with reporters.
“So here goes,” she said, “no more secrecy, no more zone of privacy. After all what good did that do me?”
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