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Bernie Sanders Assumes Mantle as Progressive Leader in CNN Town Hall

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 10:22
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents. / By Pam Martens and Russ Martens / January 10, 2017

Just 11 days before Donald Trump is sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, CNN hosted a Town Hall with Senator Bernie Sanders fielding a broad range of grave questions from people in all walks of life on where the country is heading. The event was held at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and aired on CNN at 9 p.m. ET last evening. Chris Cuomo was the moderator.

Sanders’ no-holds-barred answers and the audience’s warm embrace of his message, provided the distinct feeling that Sanders may be positioning for another presidential run in 2020 to bring to fruition his promised political revolution in the United States.

Sawyer Neale, the youngest Bernie Sanders delegate from Pennsylvania at the Democratic Convention last year, was in the audience and asked the question that was on everyone’s mind: would Sanders run again in 2020.

Neale said: “You motivated a generation of voters by talking about issues like health care, criminal justice, income inequality. I’m afraid with Trump in the White House, with Republicans occupying the majority [of statehouses] all around the country, that this is on the line.” He then directly asked if Sanders would consider a 2020 run.


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