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Sun Jul 24, 2016, 11:07 PM Jul 2016

Sanders Team Wanted DNC To Pay For Private Plane For Fall ~ (HRC GP)

Oops. Sanders staffer leaves an internal memo in a restaurant, which makes its way to the press. Plans for fall campaign include asking DNC to pay for private plane for Bernie to fly around and conduct rallies.

An internal “End Game” memo left in a Los Angeles hotel restaurant details extraordinary demands considered by the Sanders campaign ahead of the Democrats’ unity event.

PHILADELPHIA — The Bernie Sanders campaign considered demanding a private plane staffed and funded by the Democratic National Committee as part of negotiations with Hillary Clinton heading into this week’s convention, according to a Sanders memo obtained by BuzzFeed News.

The plane was to be used “for a series of fall rallies in battleground states,” according to the “Bernie 2016” memo, which was drafted in the days before Sanders’ sound defeat in the June 7 California primary, the contest that effectively ended his insurgent bid.

“This plane would be paid for by the DNC,” it reads.

The document reveals a campaign in its final days, considering whether to fight on with a “divisive critique” of Clinton, yet attuned to diminished influence inside the party.

Aides believed a tour of the battleground states would help keep Sanders center stage. The memo, titled “End Game,” also suggests that the Vermont senator’s campaign for Senate Democrats to “help deliver a majority and take credit for it” — one of several references throughout the four-page document showing the extent to which aides remained aware of opportunities to take “credit” amid decreasing “leverage.”

Much more in link: https://www.buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/bernie-sanders-private-plane?utm_term=.tyxDkoRW6#.guZ2VG8Zw
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Sanders Team Wanted DNC To Pay For Private Plane For Fall ~ (HRC GP) (Original Post) Her Sister Jul 2016 OP
Hmmmmm! Cha Jul 2016 #1
Cha I just posted the beginning.... Recommend reading the rest Her Sister Jul 2016 #2
The cheek! shenmue Jul 2016 #3
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