‘If I am Russian, I am going with Sanders’
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Following his win within the New Hampshire major final evening, Sanders has emerged because the front-runner for the Democratic nomination to face President Donald Trump in November’s election.
In a uncommon outburst on Twitter, Blankfein steered that Sanders changing into the nominee would imply “the Russians should rethink who to work for to finest screw up the U.S.”
“Sanders is simply as polarizing as Trump AND he’ll destroy our economic system and would not care about our army. If I am Russian, I am going with Sanders this time round,” the previous Wall Road titan tweeted.
Blankfein was CEO of Goldman from 2006 till 2018. He has contributed largely to Democratic celebration candidates and endorsed Hillary Clinton within the 2016 presidential election.
In response to Blankfein, Sanders’ marketing campaign supervisor Faiz Shakir tweeted: “That is what panic from the Wall Road elite seems to be and feels like.”
Russian opposition chief Alexei Navalny, a long-standing critic of President Vladimir Putin, tweeted his help of Sanders after outcomes emerged from New Hampshire.
“So good to get up and discover out that Bernie gained! I cheered for him,” he tweeted, in accordance with a translation.
Sanders final yr unveiled a plan to reverse President Donald Trump’s tax cuts and hike the company tax fee from 21% to 35%.
The veteran Vermont senator secured a slim victory over former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg in New Hampshire final evening. The candidates are actually turning their consideration to Nevada, South Carolina and extra various states reminiscent of California and Texas, which is able to vote on “Tremendous Tuesday” on March 3.
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