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Clinton Proposes 5 Ideas To Fix U.S. Economy

Clinton Proposes 5 Ideas To Fix U.S. Economy

In a speech focused on economic policy in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Wednesday, democratic nominee Hillary Clinton outlined five ideas for U.S. economy repair in the future.

Citing infrastructure as a key component for economic growth, she vowed to make a $275 billion investment within her first 100 days as president.

Her remarks were in stark contrast to presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, who said in a SoHo New York speech on Monday that he would spend money on killing the Affordable Care Act ("ObamaCare") and cutting of international trade in his first 100 days as president.

Related Link: Trump's SoHo Speech Takes Jabs At Hillary Clinton

The five ideas she offered were:

    1. Create jobs with big government investment in infrastructure.
    2. Make college debt-free for all.
    3. Encourage companies to share profits with their employees.
    4. Make the rich (and Wall Street) pay more in taxes.
    5. Put "families first" in the economy by raising the minimum wage, enacting paid family leave and expanding preschool for all.

Furthermore, profit sharing, not raising taxes on the middle class, and encouraging employees to buy stock in their companies are important key points that she wants the public to focus on when deciding how they want their future economy to run.

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