Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Hillary Clinton Wins Democratic Presidential Nomination

For the first time in our nation's history, a woman has been nominated by a major political party for the office of president of the United States. That woman is Hillary Clinton. In a speech Tuesday night in Brooklyn, NY, Clinton thanked her supporters, praised Bernie Sanders and his supporters and pledged to build on the achievements of pioneers like the 19th-century leaders at Seneca Falls, NY, who began the fight for women’s rights in America. Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” she said. “We all owe so much to those who came before, and tonight belongs to all of you.” She then turned her attention to lambasting the prejudiced, sexist, misogynistic, racist Republican presumptive nominee, saying: "We believe that cooperation is better than conflict, unity is better than division, empowerment is better than resentment and bridges are better than walls....Donald Trump is temperamentally unfit to be president. And he’s not just trying to build a wall [with] Mexico, he’s trying to wall off Americans from each other." The general election campaign begins now.

Before her history speech, the next president of the United States released this impactful and powerful video:

Update, June 9: President Obama formally endorsed Hillary in this video.

After the endorsement, the Hillary Clinton campaign told the racist Republican presumptive nominee this:

* drops mic *
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