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Clinton: Trump 'immature' and 'unqualified for the position that he holds'

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Hillary Clinton says President Trump is too "immature" and "unqualified" to be in the Oval Office.

In a new interview with The New Yorker about her tell-all memoir "What Happened," Clinton ripped the president, calling him a "danger" to democracy and challenging his ability to lead the country.

"I think the President and his administration pose a clear and present danger to our democracy," Clinton said. "I hoped, back on the day after that election, that I wouldn't be sitting here, all these months later, feeling compelled to say that with a sense of urgency. But I am, and I do."

Clinton: Trump 'immature' and 'unqualified for the position that he holds': &nbsp;Hillary&nbsp;<span style="font-size:13px;">Clinton&nbsp;ripped the president, calling him a "danger" to democracy and challenging his ability to lead the country.</span> © Provided by The Hill  Hillary Clinton ripped the president, calling him a "danger" to democracy and challenging his ability to lead the country.

"[Trump] is immature, with poor impulse control; unqualified for the position that he holds; reactive, not proactive; not strategic, either at home or on the world stage," Clinton continued. "And I think he is unpredictable, which, at the end of the description one can give of him, makes him dangerous."

Clinton also told The New Yorker that she took issue with a number of Trump's actions since taking office, including his threats against North Korea amid heightening tensions with the country.

Clinton's new book has frustrated lawmakers and political observers from both sides of the aisle who wish to see the failed Democratic candidate turn her attention from the 2016 election to other issues.

In the interview, Clinton said she is "viewed as a threat to powerful forces on both the right and the left," adding that she is still among the "favorite subjects" right-leaning media outlets target.

The book, which was released earlier this month, chronicles her experience and perspective on the campaign trail during the 2016 election cycle. It also includes criticism and commentary on primary challenger Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former FBI Director James Comey.

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