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Wed Nov 14, 2018, 04:12 AM

Hillary Clinton, honored at University of Texas, warns of Trump's 'deliberate falseness'

AUSTIN -- Hillary Clinton cautioned an auditorium of University of Texas students on Tuesday night about the dangers of today's polarized political environment led by elected officials who she said aim to divide and mislead the American public.

Clinton was honored by the University of Texas's Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and given the first "In the Arena" award in recognition of her lifetime of public service as an advocate for women and children, attorney, first lady, senator, secretary of state and the first woman to be nominated by a major party to run for president.

Clinton participated in an hourlong discussion guided by LBJ Dean Angela Evans. She vacillated between hope for future generations being ushered in by a diverse wave of recently elected congressional candidates and bleak concern that the country is in a darker place than it's been in her lifetime.

Without referring to him by name, Clinton made a handful of references to President Donald Trump. She said he is trying to "confuse people, disorient people, and change the environment in which we make decisions."

Read more: https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2018/11/13/hillary-clinton-honored-university-texas-warns-trumps-deliberate-falseness

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