Sanders: ‘Our Message Is Resonating with the Middle Class and Working Families’
TAPPER: "The viewership for the Democratic debates has been very, very strong. You and Hillary Clinton have agreed to do more debates. The details have not been agreed to. You want to do one in Brooklyn. She’s challenged you to debate in Flint, Michigan. Will you debate in Flint, Michigan? Is that OK with you?"
SANDERS: "Sure. I don’t have a problem. But I — as I understand it, this is what happened. You know, the DNC, without my input, without our campaign’s input, announced six — six debates. And then, suddenly, Secretary Clinton, because she may not be doing so well in New Hampshire, she wanted another debate. And I said, fine, you want another debate, that’s great, but let’s do at least three other debates in California. Let’s do one in New York. Let’s do one in Michigan. But, obviously, if you do one in Michigan, you want to do it before their primary, not after their primary. God knows, what’s going on in Flint, Michigan, is an outrage beyond belief, a public health crisis. I don’t have a problem with being in Flint, Michigan. Let’s do it before their primary. So, let’s work out the details. I have always wanted more debates. I think our message is resonating with the middle class and working families of this country. So, to have those debates is something that I look forward to.”