Sen. Bernie Sanders responded to the threat by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that he would run as a third party candidate if Sanders wins the Democratic presidential nomination.
January 24, 2016

Sen. Bernie Sanders responded to the threat my former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg that he would run as a third party candidate if Sanders wins the Democratic presidential nomination on this Sunday's Meet the Press.

SANDERS: Well, my reaction is that there will be... if Donald Trump wins and Mr. Bloomberg gets in, you're going to have two multi-billionaires running for President of the United States against me.

And I think the American people do not want to see our nation move toward an oligarchy, where billionaires control the political process. I think we'll win that election.

Sadly we're most of the way there now already. I'm a bit more cynical about the American public than Sanders, but time will tell.

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