Hillary Clinton Pledges Area 51, UFO Disclosure, Says “We May Have Been” Visited By Aliens Already

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has promised disclosures relating to Area 51, UFOs, and alien visitation to Earth.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has promised disclosures relating to Area 51, UFOs, and alien visitation to Earth. Reuters

Speaking with The Conway Daily Sun, a New Hampshire newspaper, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton promised to use her presidential powers to uncover the truth behind Area 51 and UFOs should she be elected President of the United States.

Hillary Clinton acknowledged the role of her campaign chairman John Podesta in pushing her toward a pro-disclosure position, saying that Podesta “has made me personally pledge we are going to get the information out” on aliens and Area 51.

Podesta, who also served as Chief of Staff in the Bill Clinton presidential administration, has long been a proponent of full UFO disclosure.

In 2002 he said, “ It is time for the government to declassify records that are more than 25 years old and to provide scientists with data that will assist in determining the real nature of this phenomenon."

Hillary Clinton also told reporters that she was open to the possibility that aliens have already visited Earth. When asked about alien visitation, Hillary Clinton said, “I think we may have been. We don’t know for sure.”

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However, much like Bill Clinton, Hillary’s stance on extraterrestrials is mostly tongue-in-cheek, largely used to deflect attention away from questions about what the government actually gets up to at Groom Lake, the site of the United States Air Force facility known as Area 51. Bill Clinton has previously denied any alien presence at the base, instead stating that historic secrecy has been for the purpose of stealth technologies research.

Still, Hillary Clinton’s promise to disclose Area 51 information goes further than previous administrations, including the possibility of “a task force to go to Area 51.”

Reporter Daymond Steer of the Daily Sun previously grilled Hillary Clinton about UFOs during her primary campaign for the 2008 Democratic candidacy. “Yes, I’m going to get to the bottom of it,” Clinton promised, acknowledging that FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) filings related to UFOs, Area 51, and government intelligence on extraterrestrial life were the most frequent requests made of Bill Clinton’s presidential library archives.

UFO enthusiasts are skeptical of Hillary Clinton’s pledge, with the top-voted sentiment expressed on r/UFOs reading: “ The last thing you want is someone who was involved in all this and the systematic slamming the breaks on human progress to be in the god damn white house. Fuck you Hillary. ”

The Bernie Sanders campaign has yet to take an official stance on UFO phenomenon and the exceedingly unlikely question of alien visitation, though his attitude toward rampant intelligence agency over-classification would suggest a Sanders presidential administration would be more likely to pursue true disclosure than Hillary Clinton.

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