She told audience members that she faced resistance form law enforcement officials, saying “By the way, I got a lot of pushback. The police officers that did drug crimes, they said, ‘Claire, let me get this straight. We’re gonna go in a drug house and bust these guys, and then you’re gonna give them a bus pass and job training?’ I said, ‘That’s exactly right.’” The senator made the comments as part of her campaign to reach out to minority communities, adding that the program was a success with the police department drug task force eventually agreeing with her.
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