Senator Bernie Sanders, I-VT, said that he "had a deep sense of satisfaction" that the Democratic Party had adopted the positions it had previously occupied in the 2016 election.
The leading candidate in 2020 appeared in "The Rachel Maddow Show" and was asked about the "character" of the Democratic primary.
"A lot of people have noticed that people are playing your song, that a lot of your progressive political positions that you've stated – not just during your career, but in your 2016 campaign, are now much more centrist among that domain, "Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC, told Sanders. "Is it just a question of satisfaction for you or does it give you a new job to do?"
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"Good both," Sanders replied after a brief laugh. "It's a deep sense of satisfaction … many of the ideas I've proposed, namely a minimum wage of $ 15 at the hour -" Hey Bernie, you're crazy, that's it. Is too extreme. "In a few days, the US House of Representatives will move to the minimum wage of $ 15 an hour." Bernie, public colleges, free university, this can not be done.The University of Texas announced today that 60,000 children or less would benefit from free education for families and that people from all over the country are moving in that direction. "
Sanders recalled a debate in 2016 when he said climate change was the biggest "national security crisis" and that "people tended to laugh," but they "do not laugh today. ".
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"The good news is that we have moved not only the debate but also the legislation in the states and the federal government," continued Sanders. "But now, what to do … in the end, it's not enough to talk about Medicare-For-All and talk about the fight against climate change … if you want a real change, we need a political revolution. "
The 2020 Democratic candidates showed how far they were in last month's debate, as the ten candidates for the debate promised that their health care schemes would cover illegal immigrants, something the traditional Democrat Party does. 39, was opposed in 2009.