Socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has endorsed presumptive Democrat nominee Joe Biden for president.
The Vermont senator made the announcement in an interview with Biden on Monday, saying: “We need you in the White House. I will do all that I can to see that that happens, Joe.”
— The Hill (@thehill) April 13, 2020
The former vice president expressed his gratitude for the socialist “outsider’s” endorsement.
“I thank you for your endorsement, your support…it means a great deal to me personally,” Biden told Sanders.
Bernie’s acquiescence to the establishment is notable given his anti-establishment platform and forceful rhetoric.
I’ve got news for the Republican establishment. I’ve got news for the Democratic establishment. They can’t stop us.
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) February 22, 2020
This isn’t the first time Sanders bent the knee to the establishment.
“I have come here to make it as clear as possible why I am endorsing Hillary Clinton and why she must become our next president,” Sanders had said at a joint rally in New Hampshire. “Secretary Clinton has won the Democratic nomination and I congratulate her for that.”
Bernie and Biden’s full interview is available below:
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 13, 2020
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