“9 out of 11 have come out of Iowa and won the whole thing,” host Chris Matthews noted Saturday evening. “Why is Bernie Sanders spiking in the first two races?”
If he wins the first two, he’s considered the front-runner,” Sharpton said. “Bernie Sanders has an operation on the ground … He knows how to organize – he almost won it last time in ‘16, you cannot underestimate him.”
Sharpton then attempted to link voting for Sanders to what is going on in Trump’s impeachment trial, where it appears uncertain if the GOP-led Senate will call new witnesses.
“I think the outrage that If you are angry or upset, you want to go and strike a blow and your blow-striker is Bernie. The best thing that could happen for Bernie is if they don’t have witnesses and they don’t have documents, it will help him even more.'