HOT SPRINGS (KATV)--A familiar
face to the nation and especially Arkansans makes a stop in Hot Springs. President Bill Clinton stopped at the Arlington Hotel campaigning for Democrat
James Lee Witt.
Witt is running for the 4th District Congressional seat.
Witt grew up
in Dardanelle, Arkansas in the 4th District, and he spoke of his
Witt said, he knows what the 4th District needs.
and responsibility, three traits former FEMA Director James Lee Witt said his
parents taught him.
because I believe those responsibilities should be engrained in each one of us
and I think one voice, one person can make a difference in someone's life,
someone's community and our country," said Witt.
former Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta and Witt spoke to supporters regarding
the greatest challenges the 4th District faces.
"If you drive through Pine Bluff, Arkansas,
down Main Street, you drive through Fordyce, you drive through some of these
communities, you can see and understand why we need jobs and economic
development jobs training and education it's very important," added Witt.
thanked President Clinton for making a difference in his life and many people's
lives throughout the nation. Shortly
after, the headliner spoke.
"Never left the farm he grew up on, instead he
bought it, still works it, still goes to church at the place he was baptized
in, he has deep roots in this district," said President Clinton.
telling supports why Witt should hold the next 4th District
Congressional seat, President Clinton addressed balancing the nation's budget.
"You've got to control spending, if you decide
to spend the money you've got to raise it, got to have enough revenues to cover
what you decide to spend, and you have to have some economic growth to drive
the debt down," added President Clinton.
President Clinton is expected to attend Democrat Patrick Hays' fundraiser
in North Little Rock on Sunday. Hays is
running for the U.S. Representative 2nd Congressional District seat.
Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:35:49 GMT
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