Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders )

Bernie Sanders



Bio U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the longest-serving independent in congressional history.
Location Vermont/DC
Tweets 19,6K
Followers 7,9M
Following 2,0K
Account created 07-04-2009 13:02:35
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Twitter Web Client : Trump promised that his tax giveaway to the wealthy would put an extra $4,000 into the pockets of middle-class families.

He lied. Bonuses are up $0.02/hr since the GOP tax cuts passed.

Our job: Repeal Trump’s tax breaks for the wealthy and rebuild the disappearing middle class.

Twitter Web Client : I am working hard to reunite Shaima Swileh with her son before it’s too late. As a member of Congress, and a mother myself, the cruelty of barring a mother from reuniting with a sick child takes my breath away. This travel ban is inhumane and un-American.
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Twitter Web Client : What I want to know is: if Sears has $25 million to give bonuses to executives, why is the company telling laid off employees they don't have the money to pay their severance? twitter.com/CBSNews/status…

Twitter Web Client : U.S. student loan debt outstanding reached a record $1.465 trillion last month.

You know the most revolting part of this crisis?

The federal government makes billions in profits off of student loans each year.

Twitter Web Client : Happy National Maple Syrup Day! Vermont is the biggest producer of maple syrup in America—producing nearly 2 million gallons of maple syrup last year alone. Thats a lot of syrup.

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iPhone : This is an outrageous, disastrous decision that threatens the health care and lives of millions of people. It must be overturned.

We must move forward to make health care a right for every American. twitter.com/nytimes/status…

Twitter Media Studio : You say you love your children above all else, yet you are stealing their futures right before their very eyes, - This 15-year-old activist Greta Thunberg just called out world leaders for their global inaction on climate change.

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Twitter Media Studio : Today Gov. Scott Walker signed disgraceful, undemocratic legislation to limit the power of incoming Democratic officials in Wisconsin. Republicans like him across the country are attacking democracy and their power grabs must be stopped.

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Twitter Web Client : It's not just the Saudi-led war in Yemen or the brutal and cold-blooded murder of Jamal Khashoggi. It's the entire structure of the despotic Saudi regime.

The time is long overdue for the U.S. to rethink its relationship with Saudi Arabia.
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TweetDeck : We have woken up the United States Congress to its constitutional responsibilities

Bernie Sanders was among those to pass a resolution to end to U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in #Yemen cbsn.ws/2S2L8AM

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Twitter Media Studio : This is an historic day. For the first time in 45 years the U.S. Senate came together to end an unauthorized war. We have woken up the Congress to its constitutional responsibility. This is the beginning of a new day.

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Twitter Media Studio : Today we have brought Republicans and Democrats together in a very historic moment to take back the Congress constitutional responsibility on matters of war.

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Twitter Web Client : I want to thank my colleagues and the many people at the grassroots level who helped us pass this historic resolution. Today, 45 years after the passage of the War Powers Act, the U.S. Senate finally used that authority for the first time.

Twitter Web Client : The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis on Earth. That crisis is 85,000 children starving to death; 10,000 new cases of cholera every single week; and the United Nations telling us that Yemen is on the verge of imminent famine.

Twitter Web Client : What the Senate did today is say that the United States Congress is sick and tired of abdicating its constitutional responsibility on matters of war.

We will not continue to have our military posture dictated by a despotic, murderous regime in Saudi Arabia. twitter.com/NPR/status/107…

Twitter Web Client : Sen. Bernie Sanders on Yemen vote: Both progressives and conservatives have made a profound statement that 45 years after the passage of the War Powers Act...finally the United States Senate has come together to use that authority for the first time. abcn.ws/2EvDwUm

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Twitter Web Client : HISTORIC VICTORY: The Senate has voted to stop U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. This is the first time ever that the Senate has voted to end an unauthorized war. twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1…