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Bernie Sanders will make case for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump tomorrow

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Bernie Sanders, set to address the Democratic National Convention tomorrow night, will make the case for his former rival Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. There will be no Ted Cruz moment for Sanders; his conscience says to pull the lever for Clinton. His spokesperson released a statement this morning:

In an opening night address on Monday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will make it clear that Hillary Clinton is by far superior to Donald Trump on every major issue from economics and health care to education and the environment.

Sanders will stress that the most progressive platform in Democratic Party history includes agreements he reached with Clinton to dramatically expand health care access and to make public colleges tuition-free for students from families with annual incomes up to $125,000 a year.

In his remarks, Sanders also plans to rip into Trump for siding with the Koch brothers and echoing fossil fuel industry claims that climate change is a hoax despite the virtually-unanimous scientific consensus that the warming planet is causing devastating harm.

Sanders also will send a message to the convention and to the 13 million voters who supported him that they have begun a political revolution to transform America and that the revolution – Our Revolution – continues. “Together,” he will say, “we continue the fight to create a government which represents all of us, and not just the 1 percent – a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice.”
Donald Trump is not happy: 
I'm going to go out on a limb and predict that Trump's dream of trying to troll left-wing Sanders fans into joining his crypto-fascist campaign will be a laughable failure. 

While Sanders will make the pitch for his voters to rally behind Clinton, he continued his calls for the resignation of Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee, in the wake of leaked DNC emails which showed hostility toward Sanders and the Sanders campaign, including what appears to be a floated idea of trying to smear Sanders as an atheist (Sanders, who is Jewish, says that he believes in God).

"I think she should resign, period, and I think we need a new chair that's going to lead us in a new direction," Sanders said.   

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