Watch Bernie Sanders use his phone to avoid questions on Fairfax allegations

By Henry Rodgers

Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to use his cell phone Tuesday to avoid a question regarding the sexual assault allegations that have emerged against Democratic Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.

The Daily Caller News Foundation asked Sanders as he headed to vote on the floor of the Senate if he believed Fairfax’s accuser. Sanders went along with Democratic senators who either dodged the question or acted like they had not heard the news, despite the fact it has been major national news for multiple days.

Sanders refused to respond and had a staffer with him, who said he was too busy to answer questions, despite being on an escalator with no one else.

Sanders was seen again on the way back to his Senate office building and pretended to answer a phone call when he saw reporters.

Sanders’ response comes after a majority of Democrats on Capitol Hill would not discuss state legislature bills allowing late-term abortions Thursday. Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam Wednesday defended the “Repeal Act,” a proposed bill that would remove restrictions on abortion in Virginia.

“If a mother is in labor … the infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable,” Northam said. “The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and mother.”

Democrats all responded to the Fairfax news as they did the Northam news: denying ever hearing about the allegations.

“I haven’t even looked at the details about that. I really haven’t. I just know the high level. I haven’t really looked at the details about any of that. It’s a tough situation but I just don’t look at the details. It’s just not something that I’ve focused on,” Alabama Democratic Sen. Doug Jones told TheDCNF.

“Well I think we’ve got to get more information at this point. I don’t have anything other than just the very initial information. Certainly it needs to be taken seriously. But. We’ll have to. Get more information,” Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow told TheDCNF.

“I don’t know who Justin Fairfax is,” California Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein told TheDCNF. She said, “I don’t want to get into that,” when reminded who he is.

“You know I sort of left most of this to Tim and Mark who have been following that,” Connecticut Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy told TheDCNF, speaking about the two Democratic Virginia Senators.

The comments received massive pushback from Republicans on Capitol Hill and across the country.

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11 thoughts on “Watch Bernie Sanders use his phone to avoid questions on Fairfax allegations

  1. That has got to be the first time that Bernie didn’t want to run his mouth to the press.
    It’s amazing to see how quiet these liberals are when it’s one of their own.

  2. It’s absurd that people vote for this leach, year after year. He has never accomplished anything for anyone other than himself. He shouts at the top of his lungs, then puts your money in his greedy pockets. I guess he promises free stuff to enough people to get him elected.

  3. The Bern had better run for Prez again. He needs the money to buy 3 more houses ????? And maybe they’ll be a carbon tax assessed against all his flying around to pay.

  4. The very revealing VA. situation of 1. a (D) Gov. promoting Infanticide, and Black Facing and dressing as KKK (normal Democrat wear). 2. a (D) Lt Gov. horrendous Sexual Assault on a women. 3. a (D) States Att (D) Black Facing is just your run of the mill Democrat operation so it’s not surprising no Lefty no nothing.
    Maybe They should get a honest news service to supply these bozo congress critters with the Actual Factual current News instead of the Leftist slime propaganda Orange man bad snews.
    The lying Leaky Leahy should be held to account after unequivocally believing the lying 2door ford whore, but having no recollection or comment on these VA buddies of his..

  5. Years ago, I attended a debate at the Vermont Law School in Randolph where several candidates were running forJefferies open seat in the Senate. A number of probing questions were asked. While a couple of highly qualified candidates provided thoughtful answers, all Bernie could say, “I’m for the little guy”. Bernie is, was and always has been a cheap $2 suit.

    • ” “I’m for the little guy””

      I Think burnee was talking about chicken little guy, or the little troll under
      the bridge ’cause he’s never been for anyone but himself. Typical Brooklynite..

  6. Socialist Sanders. Fools vote him in year after year why as he’s done nothing for the State in forty years, except take a check

    He’s a buffoon he needs to go back to New York with his BS rhetoric.

  7. Years ago when Bernie first run for national office, I attended a debate at the Vermont Law School in Randolph, Vermont where many probiing question where presented to the candidates and all Bernie could come up with was “I’m for the little guy.” Most were amazed at the shallowness of his answer but his minions cheered. Bottom line, Bernie is and aways has been an empty, two dollar suit.

  8. He avoided doing many debates with Lawrence Zupan too.

    Since being elected he’s never taken on any challengers, he’s total protected by a million+ dollars in his campaign accounts and he’s never had to answer to the truth.

    Telling everyone, it’s free! Maybe he got a free ride but the rest of have to pay our way. There is no such thing as free money comrade Sanders.

  9. Oh, Bernie. You are such a worm. Perhaps you were worried any questions would lead to mention of your misogynist writings. Hmmmmm?

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