Hillary Clinton uses Salute to Labor event to talk about American workers

HAMPTON, ILLINOIS - On this labor day Hillary Clinton attended the Salute to Labor picnic to talk about American workers.

"How are we gonna get more good jobs infrastructure jobs, advanced manufacturing jobs clean renewable energy jobs," said Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton.

Clinton also shared one of her goals for her first term to create more jobs.

"To install half a billion more solar panels by the end of my first term, it takes a lot of jobs a lot of people working to do that," said Clinton.

With many union members at the event Clinton shared her support for them and for raising the minimum wage.

"Unions not only raise incomes and provide benefits for union members but because of unions everybody is better off," said Clinton.

Her visit came as polls showed the race was tightening, an average done by Real Clear Politics had her leading Donald Trump by 4 points, down from 7 just a month ago.

Clinton didn't leave the Quad Cities without attacking her opponent.

"A man who can be provoked by a tweet should not be anywhere near nuclear weapons," said Clinton.

 

Her supporters in the crowd said her goals were ones they could get behind.

"I can say that I saw a future president," said Rose.