From The Washington Post:
According to excerpts of her prepared remarks released by her campaign, Clinton plans to say that her “primary mission” will be “to create more opportunity and more good jobs with rising wages right here in the United States.”
She also will address security threats to the nation and mention recent terrorist attacks.
“The choice we face is just as stark when it comes to our national security,” she intends to say. “Anyone reading the news can see the threats and turbulence we face. From Baghdad and Kabul, to Nice and Paris and Brussels, to San Bernardino and Orlando, we’re dealing with determined enemies that must be defeated. No wonder people are anxious and looking for reassurance — looking for steady leadership.”
Clinton plans to say that in the country’s “moment of reckoning,” there are “powerful forces” that “are threatening to pull us apart. Bonds of trust and respect are fraying. And just as with our founders there are no guarantees. It’s truly is up to us. We have to decide whether we’re going to work together so we can all rise together.”
Clinton was introduced by her daughter Chelsea, who called herself “a very, very proud daughter.”
Chelsea Clinton highlighted her mother’s warmer side, describing her as a caring, loving parent who was always there for her. Her own daughter Charlotte, she said, “loves Elmo, she loves blueberries and above all, she loves facetiming with Grandma.”
She also spoke of her mother’s public service, saying that she had an up-close view of Clinton’s grit and determination in helping help women, first responders and many others.
“She makes me proud every single day,” she said. “And Mom, Grandma would be so, so proud of you tonight.”
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