Bernie Sanders to Military Industrial Complex: We Will Not Continue To Spend $700 Billion Per Year On War | Video | RealClearPolitics

At a campaign rally Saturday in Burlington, Vermont, Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his anti-war foreign policy, saying: “I make no apologies for trying to do everything that I can to make sure this country does not get into another war in the Middle East.” “Recently I have been attacked in the media because of my views, actions, and votes on foreign policy issues,” Sanders said. “So let me be as clear as I can be. Yes, as a young man, along with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and others, I marched against the war in Vietnam… As a member of the House of Representatives, I helped lead the opposition to the war in Iraq… As a member of the Senate recently, I am proud to have been the lead sponsor on a resolution that, for the first time in 45 years, utilized the War Powers Act to get a majority vote in the House and the Senate to get the United States out of the horrific Saudi-led intervention in Yemen… And finally, right now, this minute, I am doing everything that I can, working, by the way, with some honest conservatives in the Senate, to prevent Donald Trump and John Bolton from taking us into a war in Iran.” SEN. BERNIE SANDERS: But it’s not just Wall Street and the drug compani

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