In 2016, Hillary Clinton received the Democratic nomination for president and in 2020, Joe Biden had that honor. In every year, the runner up was the identical particular person, Bernie Sanders.
Sanders represents the progressive wing of the Democratic occasion and has hundreds of thousands of supporters. In 2020, he labored a lot tougher on rallying these supporters. The explanation, he says, is that he was handled significantly better by Biden.
The Vermont senator made the feedback throughout a current speak with CNN’s Gloria Borger. The host asked of Clinton’s therapy, “You weren’t welcomed?” Sanders replied, I used to be tolerated. My help was — they wished my help, clearly.”
Sanders additionally talked about his relationship with Biden and why he admires the president. He told Borger, “[Biden] does issues generally that I believe are actually not a good suggestion. However I perceive why he does it. As a result of he’s made guarantees to folks, and he desires to maintain his guarantees.”
The Vermont lawmaker continued, “[Biden has a] very sturdy sense of loyalty, which I like and respect. We’re going to have our variations, however I finally belief you, and you’ll belief me. We’re not going to double-cross one another. There can be unhealthy instances, however we’re going to get by means of this collectively.”
Bernie Sanders says the Biden marketing campaign welcomed him far more than the Clinton marketing campaign the place he says he was simply “tolerated.” pic.twitter.com/YH9XI7Eta6
— PoliticusUSA (@politicususa) June 14, 2021
Sanders is an important and influential lawmaker. Biden has been very sensible thus far to court docket the senator and deal with him with respect.
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