U.S. Senator from Vermont and candidate for President of the United States.
In my view, we will only be successful if we rally an unprecedented, massive uprising of people to sweep Trump and all he represents out of office.
The Democratic Party under President Roosevelt stood up to the economic royalists of its time. This is the party that stood up to fascism. This is the party that passed civil rights legislation, and Medicare and Medicaid. This is our time for transformative change.
Our racist president emboldens bigots, xenophobes and white supremacists as domestic terrorists commit horrific acts of violence across our country. As the proud son of an immigrant whose family was murdered by Nazis, I say: we will defeat white nationalism.
Yesterday I was in Paradise, California, a town nearly destroyed by a wildfire that killed 86 people. Climate change is making these fires worse. From a moral perspective, we have no choice but to act. We need bold action and a Green New Deal.
By averting climate catastrophe we will save $70.4 trillion over 80 years. A #GreenNewDeal is the only economic and the moral choice.
Nothing will fundamentally change unless we build a movement to take on the greed of the fossil fuel industry, Wall Street, the insurance industry, drug companies and the military-industrial complex. That is exactly what we are going to do.
Donald Trump believes climate change is a hoax. Donald Trump is an idiot.
I'm running for president. I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least 1 million people from across the country. Say you're in:
Taking national security advice from a Cheney has already caused irreparable damage to our country. We don't need any more, thanks.