HAMMOND, Ind. -- Hillary Clinton spoke to a small crowd at a family-owned steel plant in Hammond, Indiana, where she told ironworkers she has their backs.
The Democratic presidential candidate toured Munster Steel in Northwest Indiana. She said she would always support ironworkers because their job is vital to the U.S. economy.
Clinton said there is a relentless assault on workers’ rights from big business and Republican politicians. She says if she becomes president, she will make sure companies stay in the U.S., or they will pay.
Clinton says she has a particular sense of commitment to ironworkers because of their dedication after 9/11. She passed a bill that would take care of their health concerns for years to come.
The primary isn’t in Indiana until next week. Clinton will leave Munster and head to Mishawka, Indiana, for a rally at a commercial assembly plant.