Transcript for Sherrod Brown Says Hillary Clinton Will Revitalize the Rust Belt
Place of our democracy that speed. I grew up in Mansfield Ohio. My dad was the town doctor. I never saw him. Turn a patient away he didn't see profit margins. He saw people who needed help. My mother who grew up in Mansfield George. Raised three eagle scouts. She taught each of us to fight for justice. My wife economy grew up panache to view Ohio. Her father worked at the electric plant he was a proud member of utility workers local 270. Her mother was a nurse's aide in a hospice home care worker. They wore their bodies our hopes working long days so there are children could go to college. For too many Americans today that same hard work is not paying off. People work longer hours they produce more but while corporate profits have gone up. Workers' wages haven't kept pace. Hillary Clinton knows that a job is not just a paycheck. It's about building a better life for your family. She's a probe wraps who gets things done. Has a real plan to give American workers. The chance to share in the profits they create. Now Donald Trump believes wages are too high. Those are his words. Too high. And he wants to be president. How do you help Americans build better lives for their families when you outsource jobs. This sued I'm wary made by union workers ten miles from my Cleveland home in Brooklyn Ohio. Oh. Trump suits made in Mexico. Trump glassware. Made in Europe not so Lito America's glass city. Trump furniture made in Turkey not Archibald Ohio. Donald Trump's hat. May he stands with make America great again. But his ties are stamped made in China. Now I've been fighting for a trade agenda for more than twenty years that puts American workers first. And I can tell you in all those years I've never ever even see. He Donald Trump. No the only thing I see Donald Trump do when it comes to US trade policy. It's run his mouth in line his pockets. While thrown out sources jobs. Hillary Clinton has a real plan to bring jobs back to America. Ten billion dollars and made in America tax credits to revitalize manufacturing. Now now trough proposes. Tax cuts to three trillion dollars for millionaires like himself. And two trillion dollars for corporations. Like yes. Of course we can't really say for sure how much trouble take for himself. Because he's refused to share its tax returns with the American people. The one thing. We'd know for sure. Is Donald Trump looks out only for Donald Trump no matter who he steps on along the way. Not just ask the that's just ask the reopen ambling. They at a cabinet making business based right here in Philadelphia. That is until they signed a contract with Trump Plaza. They finish their work. But trump refused to pay them what they were owed. Starting a downward spiral. That ended in bankruptcy. Five decades they've spent five decades in business providing jobs and livelihoods to workers and families in community. And it all came crashing down. After a contract with Donald Trump. Now trump says he wants to run our country like one of his businesses. I guess that means he wants to slap his name on it. Make false promises and then scam innocent people out of their savings. Look there's there's no question. We have work to do we face serious challenges to many families struggle just to get by. Let alone to get a little bit. Donald Trump's. Donald Trump thinks people in states like buying will choose his counterfeit campaign. Over the genuine solutions were fighting for tonight. He is wrong. Donald Trump what sit towns in the middle of America in he sees a Rust Belt a decade. Well we read Jack that term Rust Belt. You'll read my friend Tim Kaine NIC vibrant innovative communities throughout the industrial heartland. Cleveland. Cleveland is pioneering the country's first Russian water wind farm in Lake Erie Youngstown Youngstown is leading the way. Manufacturing. Advanced manufacturing. And that power plant. We're condit's father worked in active Beulah. It's not rusty hits prosecutes been converted. Tool water processing plant supporting hundreds and hundreds of Ohio jobs. That's how we rebuild. Build a thriving American middle class those are the kinds of solutions Hillary Clinton will deliver solutions that make a real difference in people's lives. And that's why that's why Hillary Clinton will win Ohio because it every. As everyone in this gray home knows adds Ohio. Goes so goes the nation. Now. All on Tuesday. Connie and I were overtaken with emotion when our longtime friend Bernie Sanders moved to nominate Hillary Clinton to lead our party to victory. It took. It took me back to Mansfield Ohio when I was a third grader or break her up elementary school I remember looking up. At the poster on the wall of our American presidents. Other than a few mustaches and powdered wigs they all look pretty much like me. Mike two granddaughters and Mike. Three grandsons are too young they're too young to appreciate. The historic nature of this moment. But but when they go to school in they looked up at those same presidential posters in their classrooms. They won't see faces that look only like mine day we'll see Barack Obama. Because of the work that we do over the next hundred days my granddaughters we'll see themselves. In the face of president. Hillary ride. It.
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