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I promise you that has already begun, sounds presumptuous. I don't want to say we started thinking about it a month ago -- we did -- because that sounds like I was certain this was going to happen, that I would be Former Vice President Joe Biden. I don't want it to sound like that, but it has to happen and that's why the transition team is already being put together.
I laid out what I thought he should be doing. I laid out four or five specific points that I thought were necessary. I indicated that it is about taking responsibility, and being the commander-in-chief, taking on the responsibility. He asked whether or not we would not discuss the detail of what we talked about, just saying that we had a good conversation.
Look, we all want the economy to open as rapidly as possible, the way to do that is let's take care of the medical side of this immediately. ...( Trump's) not responsible for the coronavirus, but President Donald Trump's responsible for the delay in taking the actions that need to be taken, as far back as January.
Our campaign has had a very good night, we've moved closer to securing the Democratic Party's nomination for president, and we're doing it by building a broad coalition that we need to win in November, with strong support from the African American community, the Latino community, high-school educated people like the folks I grew up with in my own neighborhood -- labor, teachers, suburban women, veteran firefighters and so many more.
Senator Sanders and Senator Sanders supporters have brought a remarkable passion and tenacity to all of these issues. Together they have shifted the fundamental conversation in this country, so let me say especially to the young voters who have been inspired by Sen. Senator Sanders, I hear you. I know what to stake. I know what we have to do. Our goal is as a campaign, and my goal as a candidate for president is to unify this party, and then to unify the nation.
Sen. Sanders and his supporters have brought a remarkable passion and tenacity to all of these issues, and together they have shifted the fundamental conversation in this country, so let me say especially to the young voters who have been inspired by Sen. Sanders : I hear you. I know what's at stake. I know what we have to do. Our goal as a campaign and my goal as a candidate for president is to unify this party, and then to unify the nation.
I'm going to endorse -- I've endorsed -- Elizabeth Warren's bankruptcy proposal, which in fact goes further, allows for student debt to be relieved in bankruptcy, provides for a whole range of other issues that allows us to in fact impact on how people are dealing with their circumstances, so there's a whole range of things we agree on.
What we can't let happen is let this primary become a negative bloodbath, i know I'm going to get a lot of suggestions on how to respond to what I suspect will be an increasingly negative campaign that the Bernie Brothers will run. But we can't tear this party apart and reelect Trump. We have to keep our eyes on the ball, in my view.
Found on Reuters 3 years ago
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