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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 10:31 AM

Meet The Press FULL Interview 6/12/16

Published on Jun 12, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) gave another strong indication Sunday that his 2016 presidential campaign is coming to an end, as he couldn’t directly tell Meet The Press host Chuck Todd whether he was still an “active candidate.” “Are you still an active candidate for president?” Todd asked. “Well, let me just say this,” Sanders said. “I am doing everything that I can and will continue to do everything that I can to make sure that Donald Trump does not become President of the United States. I think this man, in a dozen different ways, is not fit to become president.” Sanders said he would meet with presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Tuesday to “get a sense of what kind of platform she will be supporting.” Sanders’ far-left populism made him a star on the campaign trail and drew enormous crowds, but he was still defeated by Clinton, who was the preferred pick of the party’s establishment.

“After we have that kind of discussion and after we can determine whether or not we we are going to have a strong and progressive platform, I will be able to make other decisions,” Sanders said.

“I was just going to say, that doesn’t sound like you are an active candidate,” Todd said. “It sounds like you are winding down your campaign. You’re just trying to decide how comfortable you’re going to be in supporting Hillary Clinton. Is that a fair assessment?”

“Well, no, what’s fair is that what our campaign has always been about are addressing the many crises facing this country, and there are millions of people who want bold change in this country,” Sanders said.

He touted his strong number of delegates he’d won during the primary fight, again signaling that his intent now was to influence the Democratic Party platform as much as possible.

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