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Bernie Sanders isn't holding back anymore, accusing Sinema and Manchin of selling out Biden's agenda to big pharma

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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After months of relative quiet, Bernie Sanders keeps calling out Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema by name.
In his latest press conference, he implied their policies are linked to donations from big pharmaceutical firms.
Sinema opposed drug pricing reform, while Manchin is pushing for a lower social-spending price tag.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been letting loose lately. With the two moderate Democrats Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema opposing the passage of President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion social-spending package, Sanders has held several...
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Bernie Sanders dismisses sitting down with Manchin and Sinema to settle their big differences on the Democratic social spending bill: 'This is not a movie'

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Sanders doesn't think life resembles an Aaron Sorkin plot and dismissed the idea of meeting with Manchin and Sinema.
"I don't know if you are a movie writer. This is not a movie," he told reporters.
Sanders is stepping up his criticism of the centrist pair and labeling them as obstructionists holding up Biden's economic plans.
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont doesn't believe that life resembles something out of Aaron Sorkin's "The West Wing," a TV program that often showed there was no problem in American politics that couldn't be solved with eloquent appeals...
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