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This afternoon in Kansas City approximately one hundred fifty supporters and volunteers attended the opening of Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters. The building at 1901 McGee will serve as a campaign office, phone banking location, and volunteer staging location for Clinton campaign activities in the metropolitan area.

Rachel Gonzalez speaking at the opening of Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Kansas City - September 25, 2016.

Rachel Gonzalez speaking at the opening of Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Kansas City – September 25, 2016.

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Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) was among the speakers at the event.

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) speaking at the opening of Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Kansas City - September 25, 2016.

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) speaking at the opening of Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Kansas City – September 25, 2016.

He had a thing or two to say about the republican nominee:

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D): ….Look, Donald Trump….this is personal, this is personal. Let me say this so I can get it, get through with it and have a nice evening [laughter]. When I hear Donald Trump say that African Americans are worse off than they have ever been in the history of this country, uh, I am just angered, uh, to the bone. Uh, because Frank Harrison Cleaver, uh, my great great grandfather who died when I was four, who had been in slavery, uh, would, would be insulted, uh, that, that, you know, that somebody could be so ignorant, uh, in twenty sixteen….

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Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) speaking to media - September 25, 2016.

Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) speaking to media – September 25, 2016.

Previously:

Hillary Clinton Campaign Headquarters Open In Kansas City – February 17, 2016 (February 18, 2016)