Clinton says she would not bail out troubled banks

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally before the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in Des Moines.(Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton would not bail out big banks to save them from collapse in the event of another financial crisis, she said on Tuesday. During a late night television appearance with comedian Stephen Colbert, Clinton said her priorities were focused on raising the minimum wage and bolstering the middle class. “If you’re president and the banks are failing, do we let them fail?” asked Colbert.

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