"Both the Hoover Institution and Stanford University are places that believe in the study and creation of ideas that define a free society," Ms. Rice said. "The nurturing of these ideas, the value of free inquiry and the preservation of open dialogue are the backbone of democracy."
"I think this is a national project, not a White House project," she said. "I have said and I think everybody understands that I don't like a lot of the language that this president uses. I especially don't like the language about immigrants, because in so many ways immigrants are an easy target. But the reason that I emphasize all of our responsibilities is if we just point fingers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, we're not going to solve this problem."