Bernie Sanders urges Donald Trump fans to Get ‘big money out of politics,’

October 17, 2016 9:30 pm

Fans line up for a Republican presidential candidate rally at Pier Park Amphitheater on October 11, 2016 in Panama City Beach, Florida. (Photo by AFP)

Democratic Vermont Senator urges supporters of GOP nominee Donald Trump to get “big money” out of the by considering voting for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
The former candidate, who has endorsed Clinton, directly addressed the former realty TV star’s fans in Fort Collins, Colorado, on Monday, ahead of a scheduled visit by Trump.
Campaign financing reforms were at the center of the Sanders’ campaign for the US 2016 presidential election.
In the Monday rally, the senator decried the 2010 Supreme Court ruling of Citizens United, noting that the only way to put an end to it is to vote for Clinton (pictured below), who has promised to nominate a Supreme Court justice, to fill the vacancy, that will support overturning the law in order to get “big money out of politics.”
The vacancy has remained in the top court following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in February, with the Republican-controlled Congress refusing to give President Barack Obama’s nominee a hearing, arguing the new justice should be nominated by the next president.
Sanders asserted that if Trump wins the White House he will nominate another “conservative” that will most probably help Citizens United “remain intact.”
“This issue of Citizens United is a profound issue impacting the entire country,” Sanders said. “I say to Mr. Trump’s supporters: most of you understand that system is rigged in favor of wealthy and power.”

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at an organizing event for Hillary Clinton at Lebanon High School September 5, 2016 in Lebanon, New Hampshire. (Photo by AFP)

“Think about voting for Hillary Clinton on this issue alone.”
Sanders’ remarks came in the wake of Trump’s efforts to portray a common ground between the two campaigns in an effort to appeal to more voters on the pretext of fighting the US establishment.
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