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June 17, 2015 5:27 PM

EXCLUSIVE: Clinton rules out U.S. ground combat against ISIS

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said Wednesday it would not be “smart, effective or appropriate” to send U.S. combat troops to fight the Islamic State. In an interview with The State in North Charleston, Clinton also said voters will have to decide whether U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, a Spartanburg Republican, has treated her fairly in directing a congressional inquiry into the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in Benghazi while she was secretary of state.

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