Hillary Clinton campaigned in California on Wednesday. Her first event was held in Buena Park where she addressed a crowd of supporters at UFCW Union Local 324. After being introduced by actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Clinton spoke about the importance of unity and how she is direct opposition to Republican nominee Donald Trump’s tenancy to divide people. She, again, spoke about the benefit of building bridges instead of walls when working out national issues. She said, “He is scapegoating everyone. That’s good for reality TV. But you’ve got to work with people.” She went on to speak about a number of her platform points including continuing to work to improve health care and bringing down the cost of higher education before asking for voters’ support on June 7.
Clinton also outlined her proposal to rebuild the nations infrastructure. She vowed to implement the plan during her first 100 days in office. The plan includes provisions that will:
- Deliver the most significant increase in infrastructure investment since President Eisenhower built the Interstate Highway System
- Connect every household in America to affordable broadband and lead the world into next-generation wireless
- Develop transportation technology of tomorrow
- Make America the clean energy superpower of the 21st century with a cleaner, smarter, and more resilient electric grid
- Eliminate the chose points of commerce
- Revitalize public schools in every ZIP code and invest in communities being left out and left behind
- Build American airports that are the envy of the world
- Leverage private capital through public-private partnerships and ensure that taxpayer dollars are put to good use
Full details of the plan can be read on The Briefing, and a video of her speech is below.
Clinton then spoke at an organizing event in Salinas. Speaking at Hartnell College, she focused on working with Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform. She argued that the United States is better served welcoming immigrants than working to keep them out. Again, she attacked Trump for his plans to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico. Clinton did discuss a number of other platform points before asking for voter’s support in the California primary.