Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders: Trump Is A “Pathological Liar”

Politico reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday lit into President Donald Trump and his most recent Supreme Court nominee on the eve of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, calling Trump a “pathological liar” who “works night and day on behalf of his fellow billionaires.” “And most reprehensible, we have a president who is not doing what almost every president in American ...

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Bernie Sanders Won’t Rule Out 2020 Bid [VIDEO]

Newsweek reports: In an interview on The Late Show, Stephen Colbert brought up a betting site that saw Sanders tied with Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as favorites for the Democratic nomination in 2020. “You want to lay a bet on who gets to face Donald Trump in 2020?” Colbert jokingly asked. “Actually, that’s exactly what I don’t want to do. ...

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Prosecution Calls First Witness In Manafort Trial: Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Chief Campaign Strategist Tad Devine

The Washington Post reports: Tad Devine, who was Bernie Sanders’s chief strategist in the 2016 election, explained to jurors how he came to work with Paul Manafort in Ukraine. He said his then-partner, Mike Donilon, was contacted by Manafort’s then-partner, Richard Gates, in 2005 about working for the Party of Regions, a pro-Russia political party in Ukraine. Devine described the ...

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Obama Meets With Prospective 2020 Dem Presidential Candidates: Biden, Sanders, Warren, Patrick, Others

Well, this is fascinating: Barack Obama has in recent months met with at least nine prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Deval Patrick, pulling them in for one-on-one sessions at his Washington office. All the meetings were arranged quietly, without even some close advisers to the people involved being told of the conversations, ...

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Alex Jones Stalks Bernie Sanders Through LAX [VIDEO]

The Observer reports: Conspiracy theorist and steroid snake oil salesman Alex Jones antagonized Bernie Sanders at Los Angeles International Airport, further distorting our norms over what is real and what is satire. “Well if it isn’t old Bernie Sanders,” snickered Jones in a video uploaded to the fringe website InfoWars on Monday. For eight minutes, Jones and an InfoWars host ...

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Bernie’s 2016 Campaign Manager: He Might Run Again

Mediaite reports: Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders‘ former campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Tuesday that the 76-year-old Vermont Democratic Socialist may run again for president in 2020. If a potential Sanders bid for the White House is successful, it would make him the oldest president ever to assume office in his first term. Sanders will be 79 years old ...

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Bernie Sanders: Amazon Has Gotten Too Big [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Appearing on CNN’s State of the Union today, Sen. Bernie Sanders seemed to endorse some of what the president has said of the massive company. Asked by anchor Jake Tapper if he believed Amazon had gotten too big, the independent senator answered in the affirmative. “Yeah, I do. I do,” Sanders declared. “I think this is — look, ...

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Five Dem Senators Won’t Take Corporate PAC Money

The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Cory Booker announced late Tuesday that he will no longer accept campaign contributions from political action committees of for-profit companies, following the example of some of his fellow Democrats. Booker accepted $1.8 million from business PACs from 2013-2018, according to Open Secrets, which tracks campaign contributions. Booker became the fifth U.S. senator to reject corporate ...

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Bernie Summons Advisers To Discuss 2020 Bid

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders convened his top political advisers in Washington on Saturday for a planning meeting that included a discussion of the feasibility and shape of a possible 2020 presidential campaign, half a dozen senior Democrats familiar with the gathering confirmed to POLITICO. The top-line message the Vermont senator received from the operatives gathered during the government shutdown was ...

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Howard Dean: Bernie Is Too Old For 2020 [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Howard Dean, former DNC chair and guy whose presidential campaign was ruined because he got excited once, was on Morning Joe today, to talk President Donald Trump and the future of progressive politics, particularly in the 2018 midterm elections. Dean gave Sen. Bernie Sanders much of the credit for boosting the idea of universal healthcare, but stopped short ...

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2018 Grammy Nominations: Daddy Yankee, Jay-Z, Leonard Cohen, Khalid, Glen Campbell, Bernie Sanders

NPR reports: Hailed as music’s biggest night, the 60th Annual Grammy Awards will return to New York City, taking place at Madison Square Garden Jan. 28. Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s crossover smash “Despacito” was well-received by the Academy; after taking home four awards at the 18th Annual Latin Grammys held earlier this month, the track has been nominated in ...

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Donna Brazile: I Never Said DNC Was “Rigged” And Those Who Want Me To Shut Up Can Go To Hell [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) interim chairwoman Donna Brazile said she found “no evidence” that the 2016 Democratic presidential primary process was fixed, taking issue with the use of the word “rigged” by others. “I found no evidence, none, whatsoever,” Brazile told ABC’s “This Week.” “The only thing I found, which I said, I found the cancer, ...

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Former DNC Chair Donna Brazile Claims “Proof” That Hillary “Rigged” Nomination Against Bernie Sanders

The Daily Beast reports: Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile claims Hillary Clinton secretly took over the DNC before she had won the Democratic primary. In an excerpt from her new book published by Politico, Brazile said she promised Clinton’s opponent, Bernie Sanders, that she would get to the bottom of whether Clinton had “rigged the nomination process.” ...

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Sanders: I’ll Run In 2018 As An Independent [VIDEO]

The Concord Monitor reports: Bernie Sanders said he’ll run for re-election next year as an independent candidate. The 2016 Democratic presidential candidate and independent senator from Vermont made the news in an interview with the Monitor on Sunday evening after energizing Democratic activists packed into the American Legion hall in Rollinsford, along the Maine border. Sanders’s trip to the first-in-the-nation ...

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Russian Facebook Ads Backed Stein, Sanders, Trump

Politico reports: Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was the beneficiary of at least one of the Russian-bought political ads on Facebook that federal government officials suspect were intended to influence the 2016 election. Other advertisements paid for by shadowy Russian buyers criticized Hillary Clinton and promoted Donald Trump. Some backed Bernie Sanders and his platform even after his presidential ...

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BERNED: Hillary Shades Sanders In New Book

The New York Daily News reports: Feel the burned. Hillary Clinton torches her Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders and blames him in part for her defeat in an excerpt from her upcoming memoir about the 2016 race. In a passage from “What Happened,” Clinton accuses Sanders and the so-called “Bernie Bros” sect of his supporters for slinging mud on her ...

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Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Bill [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Two days after Republicans in the Senate failed to roll back Obamacare, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there should be a government-funded health insurance option “in every state in this country.” “If people don’t like the private insurance that they’re getting, they should have a Medicare-type public option available in every state in this country,” Sanders said on ...

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Bernie: I’m Not Taking A 2020 Bid Off The Table

The Washington Times reports: Sen. Bernard Sanders is not closing the door on another presidential run. In an interview with Sirius XM Progress’ Make It Plain with Mark Thompson, Mr. Sanders said it is too early to start talking about running for the White House in 2020, though he made it clear that it is still an option. “No, I ...

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Trump: Hillary Colluded With Dems To Beat Bernie

Politico reports: After more than five months as president, Donald Trump is still talking about the 2016 election. On Sunday morning, the president tweeted that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “colluded with the Democratic Party” to beat Bernie Sanders. It’s not clear why the president chose to revisit the 2016 campaign this morning or where his newfound sympathy for Sanders came ...

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Jane Sanders Lawyers Up In Bank Fraud Investigation

Newsweek reports: Bernie Sanders’s wife, Jane Sanders, has reportedly hired lawyers following a federal investigation into her time as president of the now-defunct Burlington College in Vermont. She is accused of fraudulently obtaining a $10 million bank loan that was purportedly used to buy 33 acres of land for the school. But, the full story is a little stranger than ...

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