[VIDEO] On this MSNBC segment with Senator Bernie Sanders, you will see the Ghost of Christmas past come back to haunt the Senator over how he felt about government shutdowns back in 2013. MSNBC host Ali Velshi played a clip to remind the Senator of his comments. Bernie could not remember doing it. At the end of the video, you will see and hear what Old Bernie said way back then.It will sound very familiar.
As Written and Reported By Frank Camp for the Daily Wire:
On Friday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared on MSNBC. During his segment, host Ali Velshi played a clip of OMB Director Mick Mulvaney reciting a direct quote from Sanders regarding the 2013 government shutdown:
What they [Republicans] are saying to the American people tonight is: “Maybe we have lost the presidential election; maybe we’ve lost seats in the Senate and in the House. It doesn’t matter! We can now bring the government to a shutdown – throw some 800,000 hard working Americans out on the street, and we are going to get our way no matter what.”
Mulvaney then commented on the Sanders quote: “This is exactly what they accused the Republicans of doing back in 2013. There is absolutely no reason to have to insert a DACA discussion, immigration discussion into the funding bill today.”
After the clip, Velshi asked Sanders to respond. The seemingly flustered Senator replied: “I – that doesn’t sound like – I don’t recall saying anything like that.” He quickly pivoted: “Nobody wants a shutdown. Democrats don’t want a shutdown. I think most Republicans don’t want a shutdown. The only person who has talked positively about a shutdown is the President of the United States. He said, you know, maybe the country needs a good shutdown. That was Donald Trump.”
Sanders then made his point again: “I don’t want a shutdown; I don’t know anybody who…..
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