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Clinton: Flint water crisis is "immoral"

Monday, February 08, 2016 - 01:15

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls for immediate action to fix what she calls the ''immoral'' water crisis in Flint, Michigan during a break from campaigning in New Hampshire. Diane Hodges reports.

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton receives a standing ovation when she enters a church in Flint, Michigan. The former first lady took a break from the campaign trail, to call for immediate action to fix the city's water supply, which tests show is contaminated with lead and other dangerous chemicals. (SOUNDBITE) (ENGLISH) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "What happened in Flint is immoral. The children of Flint are just as precious as the children of any part of America. They're just as deserving of good healthcare, of good education, and of bright futures." Clinton has called the city's water problem - which has captured international attention -- a civil rights issue. (SOUNDBITE) (ENGLISH) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE HILLARY CLINTON, SAYING: "I want you to understand that this is, for me, a personal commitment. I will stand with you every step of the way. I will not for one minute forget about you." Clinton's scheduled to debate her Democratic rival for the White House, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, in Flint in March, two days before the state's presidential primary.

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Clinton: Flint water crisis is "immoral"

Monday, February 08, 2016 - 01:15