By Justen Charters:
According to The Hill, Sanders said:
“Some people think that the people who voted for Trump are racists and sexists and homophobes and deplorable folks. I don’t agree because I’ve been there. Let me tell you something else some of you might not agree with, it wasn’t that Donald Trump won the election, it was that the Democratic Party lost the election.”
Sanders went on to say that a “fundamental restructuring of the Democratic party” was needed to win future elections and that problems with party’s current setup is why many were quick to support Trump in the election, not because of some of the rhetoric on the campaign trail.
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