Democratic presidential candidate
Bernie Sanders earlier this week lashed out at Republicans, saying
that they use issues to divide voters.
After speaking to roughly 2,000 people
in Dubuque, Iowa, the Vermont senator was asked by a reporter why
people “vote against their economic self-interests.”
“I think the Republicans have done a
very good job over the years dividing people on a million issues,”
“They divide people on gay marriage.
They divide people on abortion. They divide people on immigration.”
“What my job is, and it's not just in
blue states, is to bring working people together. We have an agenda
that I believe can bring people together,” he added.
Sanders also refused to criticize
Hillary Rodham Clinton, his closest rival for the Democratic