September 27 Amanda Renteria Fundraiser time place, Who is Amanda Renteria , Amanda Renteria Fundraiser speech 2016 New York City, New York, Democrat fundraiser, US polls 2016

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September 27 Amanda Renteria Fundraiser time place, Who is Amanda Renteria , Amanda Renteria Fundraiser speech 2016 New York City, New York, Democrat fundraiser, US polls 2016

Amanda Andrea Renteria (born November 15, 1974) is an American political aide who has worked for United States Senators Dianne Feinstein and Debbie Stabenow. A member of the Democratic Party, Renteria is the first Latina Chief of Staff in the history of the U.S. Senate. She was the Democratic nominee for the United States House of Representatives from California's 21st congressional district in 2014, but lost to incumbent Republican David Valadao.

September 27, 2016 New York City, New York Fundraiser Amanda Renteria

2016 Clinton campaign

Following her loss to Valadao, Renteria went to work for Hillary Clinton as the political director on her 2016 presidential campaign.Amanda Renteria turned down the DCCC's offer to run again for the 21st district in California in the 2016 election cycle because she was offered, in early 2015, the position of political director for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign.

Comments on Donald Trump

In a July 2016 interview with the New York Daily News, Renteria described what she considered to be "stakes" of the presidential election, commenting specifically on Donald Trump's immigration proposals. She said:

“My 3-year-old, who probably speaks better Spanish than English, recently told me 'Donald Trump can't win. He is going to say bad things about me.’ Those are those really personal moments that keep me up at night. When I started this job I said it was a real honor to have it. Now I say it's a real responsibility. … The gravity of what could happen in the negative keeps me up at night, 'if he wins,' and what his rhetoric might do. But what wakes me up is I believe we (will) win and we've solidified and validated the values of this country, and that includes Latino voices, small-town voices.”
 

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