Bernie Sanders is speaking out about the Democratic Party's inability to connect with the working class following Donald Trump's presidential election upset.
Monday-morning quarterbacking is always easy.
'Hindsight is great, Charlie, I don't know the answer to that, ' he said. Nobody knows. I certainly wish I had had that opportunity. "When millions of people stand up and fight back we will not be denied". Elizabeth Warren to plot strategy for how to stop Mr. Trump. 'Excellent, fantastic program.' No details, no nothing. "We want you to participate". And that is, you've got a middle class for the last 40 years that has been shrinking.
And by the way, maybe there's something wrong when we are the only major country on Earth not to guarantee health care to all people as a right. He stated that workers are exhausted of being put in a position where they can't afford the overpriced healthcare, can't send their children to college, and work without pension funds. We talked about that during the campaign. It was because I spent 87 days going to every small town, fair, fish fry, and VFW hall. Their goal is to make money.
"I am saddened, but not surprised, by the outcome", Sanders wrote.
"Mr. Trump claimed that he was the champion of the working class of this country".
Sanders: We have a First Amendment.
Bernie has spoken out about Trump's unusual views on climate change many times throughout the presidential election. If not Trump himself, people around Trump are saying, 'hmm, we've got the House, the Senate, we've got the White House, we're going to have the Supreme Court, we're going to change the rules of the game so that we don't lose anymore.' And what does that mean?
"We will not be involved in the expansion of bigotry and racism, sexism, homophobia", he later added, interrupted by cheers.
"We are not going to accept a president trying to divide us up". That's what we need.
"I spoke in 46 states in this country and what I saw was incredible", Sanders told Colbert. Battleground states. My state of Vermont is a strong Democratic state; no one paid attention. Is that a good way? Clinton only won 60.3 million total votes. I assume that you thought this book would be part of a debate over the future of a party that had won the White House and a majority in the Senate. In the end, it was Democrats who did not vote that clinched the Trump presidency. Both candidates turned out fewer base voters, but Trump's vote swap kept his totals near 2012 levels, while Clinton's vote total suffered from lower turnout and lost swing votes.
Sanders: Look, I campaigned in 46 states in this country. It's really nearly embarrassing.
It didn't work, people wanted change more than anything else and they voted for that change. "You've got 60-year-old workers today who are facing retirement" with zero savings. Meanwhile, more than half of all new income goes to the top 1 percent, making the rich wealthier.
The left and angry Democrats believe and behave as if government is their property and when Republicans win they are stealing merchandise that doesn't belong to them.
He said that he supports Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minnesota, to be the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).