2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to reassure voters during Tuesday’s debate that he can lead the country if elected president despite a recent heart attack.
Total government spending could jump to as much as 70% of GDP under Sanders’s spending plans and 50% of the U.S. workforce would work for the government, the Manhattan-based news outlet City-Journal reported Monday.
“Where Jane goes, Bernie goes,” said high-ranking campaign aide Michael Ceraso, according to the Times. “She is his engine.”
Bernie’s America would put the government in control of your mind, your body, your housing, your mobility, and your “democracy.” Does this sound more like the U.S. Constitution, or the Communist Manifesto?
The Facebook founder’s comments came after Sanders said, “I don’t think that billionaires should exist,” while explaining his wealth tax proposal in a Sept. 24 interview with The New York Times.
Sanders raised $25.3 million during the third quarter, which lasts from July to September, Buttigieg raised 19.1 million, and Biden raised $15 million. Warren raised $24.6 million, she announced Friday, and said she has $25.7 million cash on hand.
The Vermont senator, 78, will be joining the Oct. 15 Democratic primary debate stage in Westerville, Ohio, campaign spokesman Joe Calvello told the Los Angeles Times Thursday.
Sanders tweeted after his surgery, thanking people for “the well wishes.” He used the surgery to promote Medicare for All, a plan that would raise taxes on the middle class in an aim to provide “free” health care.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is off the campaign trail and in a Las Vegas hospital after having surgery to clear up a blocked artery.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan Monday targeting corporations that pay CEOs much more than their workers.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders did not rule out the idea of candidates questioning former Vice President Joe Biden’s son as the 2020 election season heats up.