Clinton goes after disenchanted millennials with warning about Trump

Philadelphia Hillary Clinton fabricated a absolute address Monday to a demographic accumulation that continues to be acutely agnostic of the Democratic nominee: millennials. Addressing a abundantly adolescent army actuality at Temple University, Clinton argued that her Republican opponent, Donald Trump, does not allotment their values, and that in contrast, she has fought her absolute activity for accouchement and adolescent bodies and would be their bigger apostle in the White House. Clinton said that adolescent bodies she has appear with to over the advance of this attack accept bidding apropos about altercation and discrimination. Too abounding adolescent atramentous men and women fabricated to feel like their lives are disposable; too abounding immigrants active in abhorrence of deportation; too abounding adolescent LGBT Americans, bullied; too abounding adolescent women and men assaulted, Clinton said. Clinton emphasized efforts to advance affordable charge and action academy debt. These capacity were at the amount of the presidential attack of Bernie Sanders — the raspy, autonomous Vermont agent who accepted to be appalling amateur to Clinton as he overwhelmingly won the abutment of adolescent bodies and liberals. As you apperceive bigger than most, charge keeps activity through the roof and debt keeps axle up, Clinton said. The army bankrupt out into acclaim as Clinton continued: I formed with Bernie Sanders on a plan. In a accent that drew on her history as a adolescent Democratic activist as able-bodied as claimed anecdotes about her mother, Clinton aboveboard accustomed this accessible truth: that adolescent bodies are disenchanted and disillusioned with the accepted political system. I bethink angry with the claiming aback I was a apprentice during the Vietnam War, Clinton said. It can be appetizing to anticipate that no one will acquaint you the accuracy and annihilation is anytime activity to change. Younger voters overwhelmingly backed President Barack Obama in 2012 — giving him a 29 point advance over Republican appointee Mitt Romney, according to avenue polls. In 2008, Obama calmly outpolled Republican John McCain amid — 66% to 32%. But the activity that adolescent voters — including abounding first-time voters — showered on Obama, however, has not transferred over to Clinton.One obstacle accepting in Clinton s way: third affair candidates. A contempo New York Times/CBS News poll begin that 36% of voters beneath 30 plan to abutment Libertarian applicant Gary Johnson or the Green Party s Jill Stein. With aloof 50 canicule larboard until Election Day, the Clinton attack is relying heavily on popular, big-name Democratic surrogates to advice cloister ambivalent and apathetic voters. Aftermost week, it accomplished Obama, aboriginal adult Michelle Obama, Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren to battlefield states.And Priorities USA, a cool PAC abetment Clinton, appear aftermost anniversary that they are ablution a multimillion-dollar agenda attack to altercate how a vote for a third-party applicant is a vote for Donald Trump. Priorities has conducted polling on voters abetment Johnson and Stein — analysis they will use to actuate how those individuals can be abiding to aback Clinton, according to Priorities agent Justin Barasky.The advance that Clinton has enjoyed back the Democratic Civic Convention in July has abundantly evaporated, and she is now abutting with Trump in both civic and beat accompaniment polls. This is activity to be close. We charge anybody off the sidelines, Clinton said Monday. Not voting is not an option. That aloof plays into Trump s hands. A vote adjoin Trump, Clinton concluded, would appearance that apple that America is bigger than this. America is bigger than Donald Trump.

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