Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton will launch her 2016 US presidential bid from New York in her much-awaited first campaign rally in city’s Roosevelt Island on Saturday.
In today’s rally, Hillary is likely to address concerns related to the middle class and speak about her relationship with her mother Dorothy and how it helped shaped her life and her beliefs.
She is expected to be joined by her husband and former US president Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea while addressing thousands of supporters outlining her campaign vision and views of the country.
Roosevelt Island, a tiny sliver of land in the East River between Manhattan and Queens, has been named after former Democratic US president Franklin D Roosevelt and her wife is Hillary’s “personal hero”.
Ahead of her public rally, a no-fly zone has been created around the area by federal officials where the public rally is set to take place, the ABC news reported.
The website of the Federal Aviation Mission lists “temporary flight restrictions for VIP Movement” as the reason.
The 67-year-old leader reached out to public ahead of her rally in a five minutes biographical video on YouTube outlining her journey in public service spanning over last four decades.
Hillary took to Twitter urging people to watch the video and which is “a look back at the big fights of Hillary’s career and how they’ve shaped who she is now.”