Bill Clinton makes secret campaign stop for Hillary in Detroit

- Here's the question - is Hillary Clinton vulnerable in Michigan?

Well if Wednesday's private meeting about voter turnout is any indication - she just might be.

"Election's coming we want a good turnout," said Bill Clinton.

With the race to the white house tightening, former President Bill Clinton convened a secret meeting at Fellow Chapel in Detroit with local pastors, community leaders and elected officials Wednesday night.

The message is make sure Detroit turns out for Hillary.

"My understanding is we've got to make history on Nov. 8 and this is going to help energize people," said Councilman Scott Benson.

But enthusiasm for Clinton is reportedly waning and according to new polling from FOX 2 and Mitchell Research, Donald Trump has cut her lead to three percent in Michigan.

"From the beginning, everybody knows I've said the state is competitive and I was worried that complacency will settle in," said Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-12th District).

FOX 2: "Are you concerned that a lack of enthusiasm is going to put a damper on things for Democrats on Tuesday?"

"No I don't think there is a lack of enthusiasm," Dingell said. "So I'm not going to go along with that theory. I think a lot of people got complacent. They thought that it didn't matter, well this a reminder every vote does matter."

Dingell was joined by Rev. Jesse Jackson, Fellowship Chapel Pastor and local NAACP leader Rev. Wendell Anthony and a host of other clergymen and community leaders.

Benson he says he'll be going door to door in his district urging voters of the impact to go to the polls Tuesday and he's leading with fear.

"I'm going to give them some horror stories about what the other side is doing and what they want to do," he said. "And I'm going to tell them what's going to happen when we get someone responsible in office who is going to care about our community, whose administration is going to be carrying on the legacy of our current president who's been ensuring that Detroit has been receiving resources. (Like) new buses, like streetlights, drainage, infrastructure - that's been coming out of DC. And we need to be sure those resources continue to come to the city of Detroit."

The Michigan Republican Party released a statement about the secret meeting which reads in part:

"It seems fitting that a family that works as hard as the Clintons to avoid transparency would keep even a campaign stop a secret from the voters. However, given Bill's dealings with the Clinton Foundation and 'Bill Clinton, Inc.,' we shouldn't expect much better from a potential Hillary Clinton white house."


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