In Context: Did Hillary Clinton call Wisconsin 'backwards'?

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves to media as she visits the Jahaz Mahal monument in Mandu Madhya Pradesh

Fox Democratic contributor Jessica Tarlov had difficulty defending Clinton's claim that women were pressured to vote for Trump, but she told Harris Faulkner that she doesn't want the former presidential candidate to disappear forever.

Some of the staunchest Clinton allies believe her decision to dredge up her "basket of deplorables" comments from the 2016 election Tuesday were cringe-worthy and ultimately detrimental to Democrats.

But the debate really heated up after they suggested that President Donald Trump doesn't suffer from the same toxic presence in the media and on the campaign trail.

"She's annoying me. She's annoying everyone, as far as I can tell", a 2016 Clinton surrogate said.

"He said innumerable things that you can run in an ad until the end of time", Tarlov said with obvious exasperation.

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Several studies of the 2016 election have found that Trump overperformed Clinton in economically struggling parts of the nation, a likely motivator for voters seeking change in the party control of the White House.

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"It's one thing to lose to President Obama. It's going to be awful you can't vote for that".

"She put herself in a position where [Democrats] from states that Trump won will have to distance themselves from her even more", another former Clinton aide told the Web site.

'That's a lot of states, ' the ex-aide added.

But when Harris Faulkner suggested that Trump isn't "putting out a treasure trove for the opposite party" to use against him, Democratic commentator Jessica Tarlov wasn't having it.

Other members of Clinton's inner circle have acknowledged why she lost. For months, some Democrats have been arguing that Clinton's sentiments have been counterproductive to the party's rebuilding efforts.

Co-host Melissa Francis disregarded the comments about Trump, saying attempts to attack his message obviously didn't work.

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