Hillary Clinton goes through public coughing fits more than maybe any other politician in modern history. Below, The American Mirror has created a timeline of every one of Clinton’s coughing fits this year.
On Jan. 25, 2016, during a speech at the Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines, Hillary suffered a coughing fit as she immediately grabbed a glass of water and pulled out a cough drop. Hillary asked that someone else speak to the crowd while she was trying to get the coughing under control.
On Feb. 16, 2016, Hillary was giving a speech to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York, New York when she suffered one of her most severe coughing fits to date.
The speech had to be stopped as she grabbed for water and a cough drop. Her voice dramatically deepened and she continued coughing throughout the speech afterwards.
On April 4, 2016, while Hillary was doing a radio interview, the former Secretary of State began drinking water when she realized a coughing fit was coming on.
After Hillary coughed a couple of times, she blamed the issue on “allergy season.”
Hillary also said “My voice is failing,” before coughing once again. Her coughing begins at 21:15 into the interview.
On May 5, 2016 during a campaign rally speech in California, Hillary went into another coughing fit. The speech was interrupted periodically by Hillary’s coughing.
On June 4, 2016, Clinton was listening during a round table discussion when she began hacking uncontrollably.
She motioned for an aide and drank about a half of a glass of water to soothe her throat.
On Aug. 31, 2016, Hillary was speaking to the American Legion when she appeared to be fighting back a cough by chewing on an apparent cough drop that looked to be lodged in her mouth.
Then, Hillary can be heard actually biting down on the supposed cough drop. C-SPAN and PBS both picked up the sound in their audio recordings of the speech.
On Sept. 5, 2016, Hillary suffered a massive coughing fit during a campaign even in Cleveland, Ohio. Hillary began speaking and within minutes started coughing, prompting her to quickly grab the water at the podium. However, the water did not help much and that’s when she pulled out a cough drop as she repeatedly patted her chest.
Like the water, the cough drop barely stopped the coughing as it continued through her speech.
On Sept. 5, 2016, just hours after giving the coughing-induced campaign speech in Cleveland, Ohio, Hillary was asking questions from reporters when she suffered a severe coughing attack.
The coughing forced her to walk to the front of the plane after being given water to calm the episode down.