Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine assured voters that Hillary Clinton will become a beacon of accountability while speaking on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday.
Kaine was defending Clinton over widespread charges that she recently lied about whether FBI Director James Comey said she was honest about her private email server. "I have heard Hillary Clinton say over and over again when I've been sitting next to her and when I've watched her on TV that, with respect to the emails, 'I made a mistake, and I've learned something, and I wouldn't do it again,'" Kaine said.
"I know that this is something that she's learned from, and we're going to be real transparent, absolutely," he concluded.
Kaine also argued that "even a month from now" Americans will no longer be concerned about Clinton's honesty. Proving him right would require quite a sea change in public opinion, as a Washington Post/ABC News poll released just hours before his comments found six in 10 voters say she is not to be trusted.