Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined Bret Baier’s Special Report Tuesday night where she said candidates have to go where it’s “uncomfortable,” including Fox News.
In response to whether or not she has the temperament to run for president, Klobuchar said that she believes she showed she does “during the Kavanaugh hearings.”
“One of the reasons that I came on this show is that I believe that candidates for office, whether Democrat or Republican, have to go not just where it’s comfortable but where it’s unconformable. And, you know, I love you, but Fox may not be always comfortable for Democrats,” she said.
Klobuchar discussed a number of other issues, including the Democratic Party’s growing appreciation for socialism. She responded by saying she believes “in capitalism.”
“I believe in progress, and that’s being progressive. But what I really also believe in is that we really need to stop governing from chaos and move to opportunity,” she added.
On the topic of immigration, Klobuchar said she would like to “see in the long term a path to citizenship.”
“So that way if you don’t have people who have a criminal record, they wouldn’t be deported. And what’s bothering me right now, and if they’ve been here for a number of years, if they’ve learned English, all the things that we’ve had in the comprehensive immigration bill,” Klobuchar said.
“What I don’t like is they seem to be targeting people who have applied for citizenship and done the right thing,” she said of the Trump administration.
As an overall campaign message, Klobuchar said that Americans need “to start looking up at the challenges, instead of just fighting down at the river of our divides, as I announced next to the Mississippi river.”
“I don’t live behind a gate. I didn’t grow up with a lot of money, but I believe you can have border security and do it in a smart way,” she added.
You can watch Klobuchar’s full interview here.
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