Gillibrand officially launches 2020 presidential campaign

Gillibrand also called for criminal justice reforms, including ending cash bail and legalizing marijuana.

Posted: Mar 25, 2019 10:15 AM

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Sunday with a speech right outside of Trump Tower.

She told potential voters that no one in the Senate has done more than her to fight President Donald Trump.

She says some of her goals are making health care a right, ensuring universal pre-kindergarten for all children and making higher education affordable.

The senator also spoke out against Trump.

"President Trump is tearing apart the moral fabric of this country. He demonizes the vulnerable and he punches down. He puts his name on bold on every building – he does this because he wants you to believe he is strong. He is not. Our president is a coward,” she said.

Gillibrand also called for criminal justice reforms, including ending cash bail and legalizing marijuana.

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