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Response to itsrobert (Reply #1)

Sun Dec 10, 2017, 04:48 PM

36. Bernie is Holding Franken Accountable. Don't Blame Bernie or Risk Alienating His Followers...

...and if we do the Democrats will have no one to blame, but themselves if Trump wins.

Bernie is just trying to hold Democrats to a highers standard such as when he criticizes them about their acceptance of campaign contributions from the rich. Likewise, Bernie is demanding that Franken be held accountable.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/11/04/bernie-sanders-hillary-clinton-progressives-agenda/93241200/

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders and his supporters are making one thing clear to Hillary Clinton if she is elected president on Nov. 8: There will be no honeymoon.

Building on lessons learned from 2008, progressives say they won’t idly watch another Democratic administration name executive branch appointees backed by Wall Street, as they say President Obama did. And though Sanders is actively campaigning to help his former rival for the Democratic nomination defeat GOP nominee Donald Trump, he says he’s with them — grass-roots activists — the day after the election.

"We’ve got to do everything that we can to elect Secretary Clinton," Sanders said at a Thursday rally in Raleigh with the former secretary of State. "And on the day after the election, we’re gonna go back to work to make this country what we know it can become."

Progressive groups say “personnel is policy” and their first test for Clinton if she wins will be whether she appoints officials who will carry out the agenda Sanders fought for in the Democratic Party platform, one he calls "the most progressive agenda of any major political party" in the country's history.They are already focused on the types of appointees they will accept — or oppose.

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