On Friday, Hillary Clinton remained in California where she spoke at an organizing event in Oakland. Before heading over to the venue to give her speech, Clinton spoke to volunteers at her newly opened headquarters in Oakland. She then went to La Escuelita School where to spoke to a crowd of supporters. During her speech, Clinton took a number of shots of the presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. She stressed the importance of the 2016 election and the role California plays in the elections with its large number of delegates and Electoral College votes. She asked for voters’ support in the June 7 primary. A video from today’s event will be added when/if available.
While in California, Clinton also attended a fundraiser in San Francisco. The event included Elizabeth Banks, Cheryl Strayed, Senator Barbara Boxer, and Senator Dianne Feinstein. In Los Angeles, Bill Clinton attended a fundraiser hosted by Laura and Sandy Michelman. Campaign Chair John Podesta was also in California, and he attended a San Fransisco fundraiser hosted by Dan Reicher. The event included a conversation with California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols.