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Chelsea Clinton Stumps For Mom In Utah

Mar 15, 2016

Chelsea Clinton held several events in Utah on Tuesday in an effort to gain more support for her mother’s presidential campaign.

The line into Hillary Clinton’s Utah campaign office stretched around three corners. Inside the office were almost just as many people. Chelsea Clinton spoke to the crowd for about 30 minutes, highlighting just how important she feels this election will be for the future of this country.

“I am here, clearly as a proud daughter, but also as a mom," she says. "That’s one of the main reasons I’m working so hard on behalf of my mom. Because, although I couldn’t imagine a better grandmother for my children, I also couldn’t imagine a better president for any of our children than my mom.”

Clinton also spoke out against the extreme comments being made by Donald Trump and what she called the single issue campaign of Bernie Sanders.

Sue Geary is one of the many Democrats who showed up in support of Clinton. She says she believes Sanders has quite a bit of support in Utah, but at next week’s caucus, Clinton will prevail.

“I really like his ideas, but I have to wonder, where have you been Bernie? Hillary just has such a well-rounded body of experience; nationally, internationally she can just step into the job from day one and do an elegant job,” Geary says.

Clinton isn’t the only presidential hopeful making a push in the state this week. Florida Senator Marco Rubio is expected to make an appearance on Wednesday, and Ohio Governor John Kasich will be in Utah on Friday.