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USA: Sanders vows to hold Trump accountable02:33

USA: Sanders vows to hold Trump accountable

United States, Washington, D.C.
December 7, 2016 at 22:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district Janice Schakowsky to demand that President-elect Donald Trump and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan deliver their promise to keep Medicare's earned benefits, at a press conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington D.C., Wednesday.

Sanders reminded his audience how Trump had promised to keep social security. Sanders said, "Millions of us are going to demand that you keep your promise."

He added, "Every poll out there says that the American people are with us. And that is why the leadership of the Republican Party in the House and the Senate and Mr. Trump have got to start listening to the American people, not the drug companies, not the insurance companies, not the billionaire class. If we stand together and fight back we are going to win this and that is exactly what we are going to do."

After the press conference, over one million petition signatures were delivered to Ryan and Majority Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders joined Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and U.S. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district Janice Schakowsky to demand that President-elect Donald Trump and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Paul Ryan deliver their promise to keep Medicare's earned benefits, at a press conference in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington D.C., Wednesday.

Sanders reminded his audience how Trump had promised to keep social security. Sanders said, "Millions of us are going to demand that you keep your promise."

He added, "Every poll out there says that the American people are with us. And that is why the leadership of the Republican Party in the House and the Senate and Mr. Trump have got to start listening to the American people, not the drug companies, not the insurance companies, not the billionaire class. If we stand together and fight back we are going to win this and that is exactly what we are going to do."

After the press conference, over one million petition signatures were delivered to Ryan and Majority Leader of the Senate Mitch McConnell.

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