"I am good", Clinton said to Pauley, "but that doesn't mean that I am complacent or resolved about anything what happened. And I should've done a better job of demonstrating 'I get it'". And then his speech, which was a cry from the white nationalist gut.
Clinton added, "I couldn't feel, I couldn't think, I was just gob-smacked, wiped out".
"My political career as an active politician is over", Clinton said.
"I just kind of went in the bedroom, laid down on the bed, just thought 'Ok, I just have to wait this out, '" she said.
Indeed, in excerpts of her book that have leaked, Clinton takes swipes at many Democrats, including rivals like Sen.More news: Pope Francis Starts Five Day Trip to Colombia
CLINTON: No, but they were already energized.
Clinton will probably not be the leader-if one exists anywhere-to help Democrats out of the ideological brawl between those who would ignore racial and gender politics and "unite" as Americans and the politics of racial identity, exquisitely and furiously argued for by Ta Nehisi Coates.
The other basket was filled with "friends" who felt the government and the economy had let them down, Clinton explained, encouraging her supporters to bring those Trump supporters over to her side. "Nonetheless, his attacks caused lasting damage, making it harder to unify progressives in the general election and paving the way for Trump's "Crooked Hillary" campaign".
"We have a reality show that leads to the election of a president", she said of the campaign conducted by President Donald Trump.
And, she added, "Yes, I had my fair share of Chardonnay".More news: Mumbai blasts case: Why death penalty for Tahir Merchant?
And this is after eight years as senator from NY, 4 years as secretary of State of Barack Obama and eight years as First lady during the two mandates of her husband Bill Clinton.
One of Pauley's toughest questions for Clinton wasn't about her e-mail server or the pain Wall Street speeches. "She's doing harm to all of us because of her own selfishness".
"There were plenty of people hoping that I, too, would just disappear", Clinton writes.
"Look, Secretary Clinton ran against the most unpopular candidate in the history of this country and she lost and she was upset about it and I understand that", Sanders said on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. "It is to go forwards". I think, Jane, that it was a mistake because a lot of people didn't want to hear my plans.
Clinton is about to embark on a book tour for her new tome What Happened, which comes out this week, and sat down with Pauley for her first television interview to mark the occasion.More news: New Instagram test feature lets you share stories to Facebook