Clinton hits Bush over 'free stuff' remark
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Whoopi Goldberg presses Sanders: 'Why are you still in the race?' Poll: Biden holds slight edge on Trump in Wisconsin MORE on Monday blasted GOP presidential rival Jeb Bush's comment suggesting the government is offering black voters "free stuff." 

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"I think people are seeing this for what it is: Republicans lecturing people of color instead of offering real solutions to help people get ahead, including facing up to hard truths about race and justice in America," Clinton wrote.
 
Bush on Sunday said he did not mean to suggest that black voters choose Democrats because they receive "free stuff," saying his original remark from last week was taken out of context. 
 
The former Florida governor instead said he meant to discuss increasing economic opportunity for African Americans, saying, "They don't want free stuff. That was my whole point."
 
But Clinton used the comment Monday to lambast Bush and GOP candidates on other issues. 
 
"Republicans have no problem promising tax breaks and sweetheart deals to their corporate friends, but when Democrats fight to make sure all Americans have access to quality, affordable health care, early childhood education, and job training, that's giving away 'free stuff'?! Talk about backwards," Clinton wrote Monday. 
 
"And that’s not all. I’m calling for an end to the era of mass incarceration, criminal justice reforms, and protecting voting rights, but Republicans across the country are making it harder to vote. That’s wrong and it’s got to change," she added.