On Tuesday, Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton spoke in Columbus OH on the contrasts between Democrats and Republicans as it relates to the economy. She made the case that the GOP nominee, Donald Trump, is as unfit to manage the U.S. economy as he is to have his hands on the nuclear codes.
Hillary Clinton Speech in Columbus, Ohio June 21, 2016
Transcript below the fold.
UPDATE: Trump’s sketchy business dealings are cataloged at this new web site set up by the Clinton campaign: ArtOfTheSteal.biz
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hillary Clinton plans a one-two punch this week to first paint Donald Trump as reckless and misguided in his approach to the economy and then present what her campaign is calling a thematic argument about why her ideas and programs are better.
Clinton will attempt to pick apart Trump’s economic policies in an address here Tuesday that is roughly patterned on the point-by-point attack she launched on Trump’s national security ideas earlier this month.
“Everything that she said about Donald Trump and our security is equally true when it comes to our economy,” said Jake Sullivan, Clinton’s chief policy adviser.
These are the numbers Hillary will be trying to move in her favor:
Regardless of which presidential candidate you support, please tell me if you think Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump would better handle each of the following issues.
The Economy …………… Prefer Trump 53, prefer Clinton 43 Trump +10
Employment and jobs … Prefer Trump 52, prefer Clinton 45 Trump +7