Hillary Clinton came under fire for praising Nancy Reagan for starting a "national conversation" on HIV/AIDS on MSNBC:
Hillary Clinton: The Reagans, particularly Nancy, helped start "a national conversation" about HIV and AIDS. https://t.co/7sZp8X53fb— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 11, 2016
Many were upset with Clinton's praise for the late first lady, who they felt did not do enough in a timely manner to address the disease.
...so Clinton decided to just walk back everything she said:
Hillary Clinton’s statement on her comments about the Reagans' record on HIV and AIDS: pic.twitter.com/RtIs0zpJfk— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) March 11, 2016
For what it's worth, the Reagans' legacy on HIV/AIDS is one that will be debated for a very long time.
Clinton was present at Nancy's funeral earlier today.