Hillary Clinton at a rally. Photo courtesy of HillaryClinton.com
Hillary Clinton at a rally. Photo courtesy of HillaryClinton.com

Hillary Clinton is scheduled to bring her presidential campaign to San Diego for the first time Thursday and make what’s billed as a “major national security address” in Balboa Park.

Clinton’s speech, in which she’ll set forth her vision for keeping the country safe, is set for 11:30 a.m. at The Prado, according to her campaign.

The former first lady, secretary of state and New York senator can reach the number of delegates she needs for the Democratic nomination by winning California’s primary election on Tuesday.

While she’s concentrated her California campaign on Los Angeles and the Bay Area, her husband, former President Bill Clinton, has made appearances over the past month or so in San Diego and Chula Vista.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has continued his campaign for the Democratic nomination despite trailing Clinton in the delegate race, has made several appearances in San Diego County.

Clinton’s campaign said she plans to talk about how presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “has refused to outline any coherent foreign policy doctrine, failed to demonstrate a basic understanding of world affairs, and repeatedly proven he’s temperamentally unfit to serve as our commander in chief.”

Her campaign said Clinton “will rebuke the fear, bigotry, and misplaced defeatism that Trump has been selling to the American people” in her speech.

Trump spoke at a rally in San Diego on Friday. Police said 35 protesters were arrested outside the San Diego Convention Center, most of them well after the billionaire real estate magnate had left the venue.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.