Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop in Daytona Beach
Clinton encourages everyone to get out and vote, addresses email scandal
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made a quick stop at the John Dickerson Community Center for a campaign speech.
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Her message to the 900 supporters in attendance was pretty simple: She wants everyone to get out and vote.
Clinton continuously brought up her Republican opponent, Donald Trump. She said he's not fit to be president. She added that Washington, D.C., needs problem-solvers, not problem-makers.
Aside from Trump, she also addressed the email scandal that resurfaced Friday. She said she finds the timing suspicious and said the FBI needs to release more information on what exactly it is investigating.
Clinton also briefly touched on other issues like the economy, Social Security and marriage equality.
Clinton said the voter turnout for this race is the biggest in American history, with many young people heading to the polls.
At the end of her speech, she again mentioned Trump and said remember, "Love trumps hate."
Clinton was on her way to Miami for a get-out-the-vote concert featuring Jennifer Lopez.
Obama campaigns for Clinton at UCF
President Barack Obama stepped onstage to the cheering of more than 10,000 people at CFE Arena on Friday evening, as he stopped in Central Florida to campaign for Clinton.
"Hello, Orlando!" he yelled into the microphone, eliciting more applause from inside the arena and from outside, where hundreds had been blocked from entering when the fire marshal declared the venue at capacity.
Many waited for hours to see the president, and some told News 6 they were angry they were turned away.
But the president said their votes still mattered.
"I am here today, Florida, to ask you to work as hard as you did for me to make sure that Hillary Clinton is the next president of the United States of America," he said.
Florida is seen as one of the pivotal swing states, and the state's 29 electoral votes could make or break either presidential campaign.
Among the thousands who stood outside the arena were three supporters for Trump.
Eric Schuman held a sign up for Clinton supporters to see, saying he wanted to help make America great again. He said he felt it was his duty to show his party had changed.
"I want to show people that there is a different side to the Republican Party," Schuman said. "There's a new face to the Republican Party. It's not the Jim Crow laws. It's not the racism old Republicans. It is a new face of tolerance and acceptance."
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