Clinton Criticizes Trump Over Proposed Library Funding Cuts
Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton criticized Donald Trump yesterday in Chicago over proposed cuts to public library funding.
She spoke at the annual conference of the American Library Association, recounting how she obtained her first library card in Park Ridge. Clinton said libraries continue to play a role in rural and poor communities and pushed against President Trump's proposal to eliminate $230,000 in federal funding.
"You have to be on the front lines of one of the most important fights we have ever faced in the history of our country," she said, "the fight to defend truth and reason, evidence and facts."
Clinton says she believes libraries and democracy go hand in hand.