Clinton urged not to talk about 'freedom' in Saudi speech

The mother of Huma Abedin advised that a 2010 Hillary Clinton speech avoid sensitive issues like a ban on driving by women in Saudi Arabia.

The mother of Huma Abedin advised a Hillary Clinton aide preparing for a 2010 speech, urging that the secretary of state's remarks avoid sensitive issues like a ban on driving by women in Saudi Arabia.The aide, Chase Button, reached out to longtime Clinton aide Abedin for advice in advance of Clinton's trip to Jeddah to speak to a women's college.'Talk to my mom for sure,' Abedin, a top Clinton aide, advised speechwriter Case Button on Feb. 12, 2010 after he broached the idea. 'She will have ...