Hillary Clinton's campaign encountered heavy backlash Sunday night shortly after tweeting a statement made by Clinton during the fourth Democratic primary debate.

"There should be no bank too big to fail and no individual too big to jail," Clinton told the moderators during the first hour of the debate Sunday.

Within seconds, the remark was tweeted out to the former secretary of state's five-plus million Twitter followers.

And the response was not what Clinton's campaign had hoped for.

Clinton has defended herself against numerous scandals and sought to decrease voters' distrust in her since she launched her second bid for the White House in April. Several reports last week signaled an expansion of the FBI investigation into the private email server Clinton kept during her tenure as secretary of state.

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