Bernie Sanders Deserts Hillary As Clinton Camp Implodes

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Bernie Sanders has turned his back on Hillary Clinton, promising to fight her at every turn in the Senate should she be elected President.

As the Clinton campaign rattles from one scandal to another amid plunging poll numbers, Bernie Sanders has reverted to his old self – scolding Hillary Clinton as the pro-Wall Street, establishment candidate and promising to fight her at every turn in the Senate should she be elected.

Sanders’ most recent tweets and op-eds have shifted from explaining why someone should vote for Clinton – an unpopular position among his support base – to what he and his supporters need to do the day after this dumpster fire of an election season is over. Hillary Clinton’s flaws are back in his sight.

The leverage that I think I take into the Senate is taking on the entire Democratic Party establishment, and, you know, taking on a very powerful political organization with the Clinton people,” Sanders said in a recent interview with The Washington Post.

We won 22 states and 46 percent of the pledged delegates, 13.4 million votes…and a majority of the younger people, the future of the country…That gives me a lot of leverage, leverage that I intend to use.”

Sanders also cautioned that if Clinton appoints corrupt, pro-Wall Street administration officials – as her Goldman Sachs speeches released by WikiLeaks suggest she is likely to do – he will do everything in his power to fight those nominations. “I expect her to appoint people who will head agencies in a way that is consistent with the Democratic Party platform, and if not, I will do my best to oppose those nominees,” he added.

This tweet from Sanders sure didn’t sound like it was referring to Hillary Clinton. Make no mistake, Sanders is gearing up for a fight.

Bernie was also asked by a supporter about the write-in thing – and his response might surprise you. “If you want to write me in here [Vermont], I think it’s fine.”

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at The People's Voice. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter has travelled in over 80 countries and won arguments in every single one. Live without fear.
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    • Pathetic comment. He is probably the MOST honest politician in all of Washington! Not like Killery and DUMP.

      • Apart from selling out everyone who financially backed him KNOWING that he wasn’t going to win and KNOWING he was a sheepdog for Clinton! He couldn’t have been more dishonest if he tried – and it shows people’s naivety if they STILL cannot see this – even after in WIKILEAKS, he was PROVEN to be sheepdogging!

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