Iconic singer Barbra Streisand gave a special shoutout to Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton gets standing ovation after shoutout at Barbra Streisand concert GOP braces for healthcare blowback at home Warren Buffett: Trump-style tax cut would benefit shareholders MORE at her New York concert Saturday night as the former Democratic presidential nominee and former President Bill ClintonBill ClintonHillary Clinton gets standing ovation after shoutout at Barbra Streisand concert Interior: 27 national monuments could lose designation Trump sued nearly three times more than predecessors: report MORE sat in the audience.
Streisand introduced “our groundbreaking first lady, senator from New York, secretary of State, and the winner of our country’s popular vote, Hillary Rodham Clinton” as the audience rose to give her a standing ovation.
Barbra Streisand gave Hillary Clinton a special shoutout pic.twitter.com/9qcjYLzFHi
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The singer referred to a recent interview by Hillary Clinton in which she said she has returned to public life and joined the movement against President Trump.
“I’m now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance,” Hillary Clinton said at an event last week.
Streisand said it “makes us yearn for what could have been, what should have been,” The Associated Press reported.
“I was thrilled to hear yourself describe yourself as an activist citizen and part of the resistance.”
A vocal supporter and fundraiser for Clinton during the presidential election, Streisand also knocked Trump during her remarks. The singer recalled performing at Bill Clinton’s inauguration, and touted the former president’s accomplishments on taxes.
“And speaking of taxes, he showed us his tax returns,” she said about Bill Clinton, according to the AP.
hillary clinton gets a standing ovation at the barbra streisand concert tonight in brooklyn pic.twitter.com/1j2AadzvPs
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