Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers her first major speech since being defeated by Republican Donald Trump, telling youth at the Children’s Defense Fund at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. ''we need you.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made her first major public speech since losing to Republican Donald Trump at the Children's Defence Fund in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday (Novemeber 16). Clinton called on the youth to focus their energy on preserving family values and protecting children. "We have work to do and for the sake of our children and our families and our country I ask you to stay engaged stay engaged on every level. We need you, America needs you, your energy your ambition your talent that's how we get through this, that's how we help to make our contributions to bend the arc of the moral universe toward justice," Clinton said. Clinton spoke about the divisions in this post elections era, "I know this isn't easy, I know that over the past week a lot of people have asked themselves whether America is the country we thought it was," she said. "America is worth it, our children are worth it believe in our country fight for our values and never ever give up," Clinton said. Clinton was projected by nearly every national public opinion poll as the heavy favorite going into the Election Day race. Instead, Republican Donald Trump won the election, shocking many throughout the nation and prompting widespread protests.