FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The 42nd President of the United States came to Fort Wayne today.
Bill Clinton was in town to host an “organizing event” for his wife Hillary’s campaign for President ahead of the May 3rd Primary. He met with supporters at the McMillen Park Community Center on Abbott Street.
He’s been very active on the campaign trail on behalf of his wife, and called her the best choice for President.
“We need to win Indiana,” he told the crowd of hundreds.”This is a time of enormous possibility.”
Clinton said Democrats and Republicans should work together, and can, on matters of public health and jail overcrowding.
“(Hillary) will make this a priority. There are too many people wasting their productivity. Nonviolent offenders should be released early with job training and education, with no discrimination against them.”
“We need to get more women in the workforce. She’s got the most comprehensive job plan, including one for debt-free college, where they convert the money owed to a home-mortgage system… Where if it gets out of hand, they can refinance.”
He also urged cooperation between Republicans and Democrats: “I can’t believe we can’t find an agreement across party lines,” he said. “We had divisions in the 90s, but we all rose together.”
See Bill Clinton’s full address below:
Clinton isn’t the only political star to make his presence known in Fort Wayne: Republican front-runner Donald Trump will be at the Memorial Coliseum tomorrow, Trump’s rival, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, will be making a return appearance at the Grand Wayne Center on Monday afternoon, and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders will be speaking at IPFW Monday afternoon as well.
Cruz and Clinton are currently favored to win their respective races in the May 3rd primary. We’ll have full coverage as election season continues.