Bernie Sanders

U.S. Senator (VT)

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Sanders opposed moving the American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, has opposed multiple pieces of legislation to weaken efforts to boycott Israel, and boycotted Israeli Prime-Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 2015 address to Congress. (Times of Israel | 02/29/20, The Hill | 07/23/19, ABC News | 02/09/25)


As a U.S. Senator, Sanders voted in favor of the Iran Nuclear Deal and released a statement calling President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the deal and re-impose sanctions “reckless” and “dangerous.” (CommonDreams.org | 05/08/18)


Voted for $46 billion in border security in a 2013 compromise bill, but now calls efforts to fund $5.7 in border security a “waste of money.” (RealClearPolitics, 12/23/18)


In 2016, Sanders wanted to make “major unilateral cuts” to the U.S. missile defense reserve. (Politico | 02/18/16)


Sanders has openly referred to himself as a ‘socialist’ or ‘democratic-socialist’ for decades and has defended socialist nations like The Soviet Union and Venezuela. (Politico | 07/17/15, Washington Times | 10/01/2019)


Sanders has argued that the U.S. should not take the lead role in defeating ISIS. (FeeltheBern.org)

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