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Trump Campaign Claims Dems Embrace Socialism

Feb 19, 2019, 9:03 AM | Updated: Jun 8, 2022, 5:15 pm
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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s campaign claims Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders “has already won the debate in the Democrat primary, because every candidate is embracing his brand of socialism.”

Sanders, an independent who describes himself as a democratic socialist, announced on Tuesday that he’s running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

In a statement, Trump campaign national press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the American people “will reject an agenda of sky-high tax rates, government-run health care and coddling dictators like those in Venezuela.”

Sanders embraces proposals ranging from “Medicare for All” to free college tuition. He describes his 2020 White House bid as a “continuation of what we did in 2016.” He told CBS “these ideas and many more are now part of the political mainstream.”

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Trump Campaign Claims Dems Embrace Socialism