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Why Trump Fears Bernie Sanders

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Trump’s escalating attacks show that he realizes Sanders would be his toughest opponent to beat in November. In a statement to Buzzfeed, Trump’s campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh took aim at Sanders for his position on Iran: “Bernie Sanders is dangerous. He believes that taking out the most vicious terror chief on the planet sets a bad ‘precedent’ and he uses the same talking points as the Iranians and Russians by calling it an ‘assassination.’ He cannot be trusted to keep Americans safe.”

NBC:“As Trump’s attacks are likely to do more to help Sanders than hurt him with Democratic voters, it’s an indication the [Trump] campaign is trying to put its finger on the scale in the weeks before voters begin weighing in.”

The real kicker is that in the 206 counties that went for Obama in 2008 and 2012 and then Trump in 2016, Sanders has out-fundraised all of his competitors — by a long shot.

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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)

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