By Michael Graham | PUBLISHED: April 11, 2019 at 1:45 am | UPDATED: April 11, 2019 at 6:20 am The best advice I ever got about being a good capitalist came from a die-hard socialist. And his name is Bernie Sanders. After months of broken promises about releasing his income tax returns, Bernie the Bolshevik has finally been cornered. He got away with hiding his tax history when he ran against Hillary Clinton (you’ll be shocked to learn the Clintons weren’t big advocates for full disclosure on financial matters). But the political lynch mob demanding Donald Trump’s taxes make it impossible for Sanders to skate this time around. It turns out, the guy who’s spent his entire life bashing the “millionaires and billionaires” is one himself. Bernie may have honeymooned among the breadlines of Gorbachev’s Soviet Union, but as a U.S. Senator, he’s part of the “summer homes and private jets” set. After Sanders finally conceded defeat in … [Read more...] about Millionaire Bernie Sanders all talk on socialist values
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John Haltiwanger, provided by Published 5:32 pm CDT, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Win McNamee / Getty Images Who is Bernie Sanders? Current job: US senator from Vermont. Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate. Age: 77 Family: Sanders is married to political consultant Jane Sanders, and has one biological son (Levi) from a previous marriage and three stepchildren (Heather, Carina, David). Hometown: Burlington, Vermont Political party: Independent but caucuses with Democrats Previous jobs: Mayor of Burlington from 1981 to 1989. Member of the US House of Representatives from Vermont's at-large district from 1991 to 2007. Who is Bernie Sanders' direct competition for the nomination? Based on a recurring series of national surveys we conduct, we can figure out who the other candidates competing in Bernie Sanders’ lane are, and who the broader opponents are within the party. Despite their ample political differences, as the two most … [Read more...] about Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.
Eliza Relman, provided by Published 10:05 am CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 Getty/Tasos Katopodis A young female former staffer on Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign has accused a former top campaign aide, Robert Becker, of forcibly kissing her in July 2016. Several other former campaign staffers told Politico that Becker, who "categorically" denies the claims, engaged in inappropriate behavior. This comes as dozens of former Sanders campaign staffers have made complaints about mistreatment of female staffers and pay disparities between women and men on the campaign. A young woman has accused a former top aide on Sen. Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign of forcibly kissing her. Several other former campaign staffers have also accused the aide, Robert Becker, of inappropriate conduct. The woman told Politico that Becker, now 50, approached her at a bar on the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, grabbed her … [Read more...] about A top Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign aide has been accused of forcibly kissing a young female staffer
On the final night of the Democratic National Convention in July of 2016, Bernie Sanders’ staffers went out to a Mediterranean restaurant and hookah bar in Center City Philadelphia to celebrate and mourn the end of the campaign. Sitting at the bar sometime after midnight, convention floor leader Robert Becker—who oversaw Sanders’ Iowa campaign, then helped lead his efforts in Michigan, California, and New York as deputy national field director—began talking with a female staffer who had worked under him along with her boyfriend.Story Continued Below Becker, now 50 years old, told the 20-something woman that he had always wanted to have sex with her and made a reference to riding his “pole,” according to the woman and three other people who witnessed what happened or were told about it shortly afterward by people who did. Later in the night, Becker approached the woman and abruptly grabbed her wrists. Then he moved his hands to her head and forcibly … [Read more...] about Top Bernie Sanders 2016 adviser accused of forcibly kissing subordinate
Mariana Alfaro, provided by Published 10:12 am CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Patrick Semansky/AP Following President Donald Trump's prime-time address, Bernie Sanders on Tuesday said the biggest threat facing the US was climate change, not immigration. The Vermont senator also said Trump should focus on providing healthcare and addressing college debt or poverty. "The scientific community has made it very clear in telling us that climate change is real and is causing devastating harm to our country and the entire planet," Sanders said in his rebuttal. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont issued a fiery rebuttal to President Donald Trump's prime-time address Tuesday night: Climate change is a bigger threat to the US than what Sanders called the "artificial" immigration crisis Trump was talking about. "The scientific community has made it very clear in telling us that climate change is real and is causing devastating harm to our country and the entire planet," Sanders said. … [Read more...] about ‘President Trump lies all of the time’: Bernie Sanders issues fiery response to Trump’s Oval Office address