Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders make final pushes ahead of New York primary

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Hillary Clinton greeted recently-unionized workers at a Queens car wash during her final day of campaigning ahead of the New York primary.

Clinton cited the workers as evidence of how “real change happens.”

“It didn’t happen overnight,” she told a small crowd at the Hi-Tek Wash & Lube. “You work at it every day.”

The remark echoes her recent attacks on rival Bernie Sanders, who she says promises an impossible-to-achieve “political revolution.”

Earlier on Monday, she stopped at a hospital in Yonkers and urged workers to support her at the polls. Clinton will join New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for a rally in the afternoon.

Clinton also said the White House should take a “hard look” at whether to declassify 28 pages of the 9/11 commission report.

Families of victims and some members of Congress say the government has suppressed information about the attack.

Clinton is campaigning with Sen. Charles Schumer, who joined the effort. She’s also backing legislation that would allow the Saudi government to be held responsible for any role in the attacks in US courts.

Meanwhile, Sanders is backing legislation that would let Americans sue Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

The bill is opposed by the Obama administration but is important to families of 9/11 victims, some of whom believe Saudi officials played some part in the attacks.

Sanders spoke in favor of the legislation, saying it’s important to have a full understanding of the “the possible role of the Saudi government in 9/11.”

U.S. inquiries have not reported a link between the Saudi government or its senior officials and the attacks. But Sanders notes that some conclusions remain classified.

Sanders says Saudi Arabia promotes an extreme and “very destructive” version of Islam.

Fifteen of the 19 hijackers in the September 2001 attacks, which destroyed the World Trade Center and killed thousands, were citizens of Saudi Arabia.

Republished with permission of the Associated Press.

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