Hillary Clinton Has Strong Words For Trump Administration During Speech In Pittsburgh

The former presidential candidate spoke at the American Federation of Teachers Convention in Pittsburgh

Joe DeStio
July 13, 2018 - 2:31 pm

Joe DeStio

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Former Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a strongly political speech to the American Federation of Teachers Convention in Pittsburgh Friday.

Mrs. Clinton, blasted the Trump administration for what she called “organized cruelty”  and said they are trying to “rip the heart out of America”.  She praised teachers for saving affordable health care, speaking up for immigrants, sensible gun legislation and labor rights.

Clinton recognized that teacher’s jobs have gotten tougher but so have teachers, “but the most battle of all will be fought in the voting booths next November.”

She also asked teachers to stand up for students no matter their zip code or immigration status.

A couple thousand delegates are meeting in Pittsburgh and will hear from U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders this weekend.  

In addition, Hundreds of teachers plan to march in support of public education on Saturday.

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