Bernie Sanders 9 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 5:52pm The Arab Spring rose up to fight corruption, repression, inequality and austerity. The Lebanon and Iraq protests show this spirit is still very much alive. If we want a progressive future, we need to build up a global movement of and for working people. https://t.co/KTheQouKK8
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 12 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 3:03pm RT @civilrightsorg: We agree, @SenSanders. It’s past time for @senatemajldr McConnell to bring up the #RaiseTheWage Act.
Remember: A national minimum wage hike was a core demand of the 1963 March On Washington for Jobs and Freedom – and it remains an important civil rights priority today. https://t.co/qvrnVOwltZ Bernie Sanders 13 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 2:19pm No, Mr. Trump. “Lynching” was a campaign of racial terror by white supremacists who murdered thousands of African-American men, women, and children. If you are nervous about an impeachment process, then you should not have violated the Constitution. https://t.co/jSBLJ2ZAIt Bernie Sanders 13 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 1:33pm I think it is pretty sick to knowingly sell a product that will destroy the planet and our children's futures, but that is the mindset of a fossil fuel billionaire. It's time for a Green New Deal and an end to this disease of lying for profit. https://t.co/rAkkdbyTfa Bernie Sanders 15 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 12:23pm It turns out that when you put people over profits, society is better off. https://t.co/bLGxJegzLI Bernie Sanders 20 hours ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 7:15am In one of the wealthiest countries in the history of the world, no one should be in poverty. The current $7.25 an hour federal minimum wage is a starvation wage and must be increased to a living wage of $15 an hour.
Time for the Senate to do its job and take a vote. https://t.co/Y8BKypQ1Q4
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 7:13pm Congratulations to the Burlington High School women's soccer team on taking this courageous step. I myself am a baseball fan, but no matter the sport, I hope all fans and athletes can agree on this: Equal pay for equal work, full stop. https://t.co/YUGKIfVsQy Bernie Sanders 1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 2:19pm The Supreme Court just allowed Michigan to continue gerrymandering districts to benefit Republicans.
Our job: Fight back. Expand voter turnout. Make state legislatures and courts end partisan gerrymandering. Overturn Citizens United. Create a vibrant democracy. https://t.co/KHTpy5I2y8 Bernie Sanders 1 day ago:   Monday Oct 21 - 9:45am Mr. Trump's NAFTA 2.0 will not stop the outsourcing of jobs I warned against on the picket lines in 1993.
We need a trade policy that ends the race to the bottom, not another one of Trump’s corporate giveaways. https://t.co/6iPZZEbM0Y Bernie Sanders 2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 4:37pm For vulture fund CEO Paul Singer, it seems having $3.5 billion is not enough. He is now trying to profit from taking AT&T workers' jobs, wages and benefits.
@RoKhanna and @CWAUnion are right. We must tell the Paul Singers of the world: Enough is enough. https://t.co/L3ZQZ6iri8 Bernie Sanders 2 days ago:   Sunday Oct 20 - 1:44pm "School lunch debt" is not a phrase that should exist.
@Ilhan and I want to eliminate all of it. https://t.co/icVLKvjhIF Bernie Sanders 3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 3:09pm RT @Ilhan: Universal school meals programs act will:
🚫End denying children meals
✅Wipe out school meal debt
📈Increase reimbursement rates to schools Bernie Sanders 3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 1:13pm This American woman experienced what it's like to have universal health care in the UK, and guess what? Now she doesn't want to move back to the United States. https://t.co/bPNAu7jLAV
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 days ago:   Saturday Oct 19 - 8:00am Imagine cancelling all student debt and making every public college tuition-free, so that the rich aren't vacationing off the backs of struggling students.
Now stop imagining. Let's tax Wall Street and do it. https://t.co/7CO8qP6u4V Bernie Sanders 4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 1:19pm Billy Foister was one of 125,000 Americans toiling in Amazon's warehouses for Jeff Bezos—a billionaire who makes $150,000 per minute. Just sickening. @OSHA_DOL must launch a comprehensive investigation now. https://t.co/ftW0Nv8iS3 Bernie Sanders 4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 12:53pm Purdue Pharma used its wealth, power, and army of lawyers to bully West Virginia officials and get away with murder.
Who has to live with the consequences of opioid executives' greed? Thousands of innocent kids now in foster homes and emergency shelters. https://t.co/sf2ftYhMYE Bernie Sanders 4 days ago:   Friday Oct 18 - 10:21am If we make lunch free for all kids, kids do better in school. It’s as simple as that. To ensure that all kids are prepared to be successful, now is the time to make all school meals universal. https://t.co/X1aQlvWhnu Bernie Sanders 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 5:11pm Congratulations to our neighbors to the north on completing their first year of marijuana legalization! Vermont shares a border with Canada, and as far as I can tell, the sky has not fallen and the cities have not plunged into anarchy on the other side. https://t.co/O5qnBHrwCZ Bernie Sanders 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 2:24pm If we do not pass a Green New Deal, Mr. Trump's resort is likely to be swallowed by sea-level rise before the century ends because of catastrophic climate change.
Maybe when it is underwater he'll have a harder time calling global warming a "hoax." https://t.co/Km8T4Yb6mY Bernie Sanders 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 1:26pm “How can we afford it?”
It’s a question critics ask any time I propose a bold new program like College for All. The answer in this case is very simple: with a small fee on Wall Street that will end reckless financial speculation. https://t.co/6yUXktQiRx
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 10:29am Through our efforts to make prescription drugs affordable and expand dental care, I saw how committed he was to a more compassionate, humane society. He will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his family today. Bernie Sanders 5 days ago:   Thursday Oct 17 - 10:29am Jane and I are deeply saddened by the loss of our good friend, Rep. Elijah Cummings. I was honored to work closely with him over the years. His integrity and moral vision for his community and the country were extraordinary. Bernie Sanders 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 5:08pm The greed of opioid manufacturers has taken hundreds of thousands of lives, and the epidemic they created cost us $631 billion over the past four years alone.
Now they're cutting a deal to pay $18 billion for their wrongdoing. Outrageous. https://t.co/fz0KnZrsah Bernie Sanders 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 2:46pm Let us be very clear: Medicare for All will boost pay and benefits for workers across this country. That's why unions are organizing to get rid of corporate greed in our health care system.
Thank you, @RepJayapal and @RepDebDingell, for your strong leadership in this fight. https://t.co/5alC6hcF6V Bernie Sanders 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 11:35am In our system of government, Congress alone controls government spending. And we did not give Trump the money to waste on his damn wall.
I say this with no great pleasure, but we have a President of the United States who has not read, or does not understand, the Constitution. https://t.co/MWUrSMKAsu Bernie Sanders 6 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 11:02am The ecological crisis has gotten worse and worse, decade after decade, and yet the corporate media still refuse to take it seriously.
We will not bring about the political change needed to tackle the climate emergency until we address this. https://t.co/6MIbAu8izH
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 6:42pm RT @Ilhan: It's true!
@SenSanders and I just introduced sweeping legislation to make school meals universal.
In the richest country in the world, no child should go to school hungry. https://t.co/NxTa34oSxw Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 6:25pm @Ilhan 75% of school districts have unpaid student meal debt. This bill will:
✅ Prohibit school lunch programs from denying children hot meals
✅ Wipe out existing delinquent meal debt and stop harassment of families
✅ Increase reimbursement rates to schools for meal preparation Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 5:56pm I am proud to unveil, with Rep. @Ilhan Omar, a bill to ensure that every child in America has access to school meals.
In the richest country in the history of the world, we must not tolerate the obscenity of kids going hungry while they're trying to learn. https://t.co/UnBhOW1cDd
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 1:10pm RT @RepRoKhanna: You know it’s a worthy cause when @SenSanders, @SamanthaJPower, and @MarkRuffalo are all fighting for it #YemenCantWait.https://t.co/fvUJxNkfnW Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 15 - 10:59am The national security experts who led this letter are exactly right: Congress must block taxpayer dollars from funding this illegal war. We have a chance to not only end the suffering of Yemenis, but ensure that America is never again embroiled in another unconstitutional war. https://t.co/d7qZMhpXLE Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 5:31pm I applaud Ecuador’s Indigenous-led grassroots movements who stood up to repression and blocked the IMF's austerity agenda.
Economic elites keep pushing austerity worldwide, making life unbearable for working people. The U.S. should stop supporting this. https://t.co/9DIY4Q1Rpk Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Monday Oct 14 - 12:37pm I don't accept people hiding behind the American flag to give tax breaks to the rich and throw billions upon billions of dollars at the military-industrial complex. Who is patriotic and who is not? It's an interesting question. https://t.co/aOPJuXBU1B
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 13 - 7:12pm Trump is working to:
• enable corporate tax evasion
• let factories dump toxic chemicals into wetlands
• limit food inspections
• collect debt from defrauded students
• increase car pollution
This is the most corrupt presidency in modern history. https://t.co/KmpFQsbzQZ Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 13 - 10:34am This phony “anti-war” president vetoed our bill to get American troops out of the illegal war in Yemen. He has ignored Congress’s power to declare war. He’s spent years intensifying Middle East conflicts without giving a damn about the Constitution.
Trump is a liar and a fraud. https://t.co/MOWv5nqHEp Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 13 - 8:05am When I reflect on how this country passed Social Security in 1935 and Medicare in 1965, I think about how much poverty and suffering we ended.
Our next step is Medicare for All. When we succeed, future generations will appreciate how we made health care a human right in America. Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 4:14pm Some argue that the U.S. is not really engaged in hostilities in Yemen. But when Yemenis see "Made in USA" on the bombs killing their children, it’s very clear that the United States is part of this horrible war. This must end. https://t.co/34uUe6uG14
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 3:28pm @workerism This is exactly right. Wage theft is a crime and workers should stand up to it. We need a powerful labor movement to end the obscenity of businesses robbing billions of dollars from their own employees every year. Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 12 - 10:24am Inequality is at a 100-year high. 400 billionaires pay lower taxes than fast-food workers. Wages have gone nowhere.
The power elite need to come clean. Admit to the American people that the trickle-down economics you've sold us for 40 years is a racket. https://t.co/fzmB8vbCfC Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 4:48pm Very proud of Vermont and other jurisdictions for leading the way. This is a critical victory for immigrants across the United States, who should never have to fear risking their status in order to access basic services. https://t.co/W1mWmoHX68 Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 1:16pm Remember when Donald Trump tweeted that he was "trying to end the endless wars?" That was yesterday.
Today he's sending thousands of troops, warplanes, and missiles to his dictator friends in Saudi Arabia to escalate military tensions with Iran. https://t.co/3OuxvgRwDf Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 12:40pm Trump's Pentagon is run by a former Raytheon lobbyist. So of course an official who successfully eliminated billions in Pentagon waste and abuse was forced out.
It's time to slash our bloated military budget and use the savings to solve real human needs. https://t.co/vB8DpSJCWP Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 9:37am Climate strikers, led by our young people, are on the march for environmental justice. They are changing our national conversation and building an unstoppable movement. Together, we will transform this country and pass a Green New Deal. https://t.co/IowCGiORYd
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 7:35pm I believe decent housing, good health care, and a quality education are human rights that everyone should have.
Under our ruthless economic system, they are commodities whose costs keep rising as Americans’ wages stagnate.
This is why we fight. https://t.co/316UwW8sm7 Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 4:54pm Think of the alternative to these power outages and intense wildfires if America tackles climate change.
We can build a smart, safe, and modern electrical grid that gives every American access to clean, cheap, and reliable energy from renewables. https://t.co/DYEUr1CWnz Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 2:18pm Almost half of all Americans will experience a mental illness during their lifetime. We have to take care of one another. In the wealthiest nation in the world, all of us, regardless of income, should have access to mental health care as a right. #WorldMentalHealthDay Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 11:19am I noticed, and I'm pretty damn sure patients with breast cancer and their families will notice too. https://t.co/hMNhX8pRAj Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 10 - 9:59am I have long believed that democracy isn't just voting every four years—it’s about ordinary people creating community, engaging in the political process together, and building powerful grassroots movements to achieve progressive change. And that’s exactly what we’re doing. https://t.co/byLcBX7WAB
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 6:21pm Congress must assert its important responsibility over foreign policy and serve as a check on this unstable president. Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 6:21pm This is not a case of sending American troops there. They are already there and Trump is withdrawing them, giving the Turkish Army permission to invade.
Kurdish fighters have fought and died in our joint effort to eliminate ISIS. They should not be abandoned in this way. Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 6:21pm I condemn Trump's reckless decision to abandon our Kurdish allies to their fate at the hands of Turkish President Erodogan.
The President of the United States should not make significant national security decisions impulsively, by tweet, after a single phone call. https://t.co/WvY6U4HVo6 Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 5:05pm In America today, we are overpaying for subpar health care. Why? Corporate greed.
Medicare for All would save both dollars and lives. It is time that we finally join every other major country in the world and guarantee health care for all. https://t.co/COzXN5hrtm Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 1:44pm RT @RepRoKhanna: The author of this study works for Humana, one of the biggest health insurers. They still found that over $200 billion is wasted every year on health admin & overhead. Medicare for All is the solution.
https://t.co/IYSKYRQaaZ Bernie Sanders 1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 9 - 8:00am I say, with @MrDannyGlover, to Trump: We will not let you destroy a generational source of good, unionized jobs for the African-American community. We should modernize and expand the U.S. Postal Service to offer basic banking solutions—not privatize it. https://t.co/qcyYj79b7u
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 4:16pm RT @IlhanMN: “This body of data suggests the aftershocks of the financial crisis in 2008 are still present in many Americans’ minds, and there is an appetite for bold ideas to tackle it.”
One bold idea: Taxing Wall Street to pay for full student debt cancellation. #StudentDebtCancellationActhttps://t.co/zj6zNFqKOl Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 2:58pm I applaud the activists whose efforts led the Trump Organization to cancel this event. Anti-Muslim bigotry has no place in American political life. https://t.co/TyUAKPmfhL Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 1:15pm Think of how broken our economic system is. A warehouse worker whose bathroom break goes too long gets threatened with being fired.
A typical consequence for a CEO who runs a corporation to the ground? Millions of more dollars in salary and bonuses. https://t.co/a1iurMfQp3 Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 8 - 9:25am If the Supreme Court wants to be on the right side of history, it must recognize that transgender people are entitled to the same civil and human rights as everybody else. Period. https://t.co/epbJICyt04 Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 3:50pm RT @jwjnational: The power and strength of the mostly Somali women leading protests at an Amazon warehouse in Minnesota is amazing. They are proof of what we can accomplish when we join together in protest of corporate greed and unsafe working conditions. https://t.co/S5Tz5Cenw8 Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 11:08am We now know the richest 400 Americans have rigged the system to pay lower taxes than everyone else in the country.
The question of our time is this: will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country? https://t.co/wn4DbztrTA Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 9:28am I have long believed the U.S. must responsibly end our military interventions in the Middle East. But Trump’s abrupt announcement to withdraw from northern Syria and endorse Turkey’s incursion is extremely irresponsible. It is likely to result in more suffering and instability. https://t.co/a4Wi5RYFuC Bernie Sanders 2 weeks ago:   Sunday Oct 6 - 4:49pm I am glad to be home in Burlington to rest for a little bit. I want to thank all of you for your well wishes, love, and support over the week. I am recovering well and feeling much better.
I am more determined than ever to fight alongside you to make health care a human right. Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 4:58pm RT @RBReich: .@SenSanders has long been an advocate for systemic change, w/ bold proposals like imposing a wealth tax on billionaires.
These are the types of policies we need to overhaul the corrupt system that got Trump elected.
My interview from the archives:
https://t.co/xlicCa0BsK Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 3:55pm Fast-food workers too often face starvation wages and unjust working conditions. Forming a union is the best way to give workers a voice to get fair treatment from billion-dollar corporations.
I support the workers leading the fight for $15 and a union.
https://t.co/OEGfAUp057 Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 1:50pm For over a year, Haitians have demonstrated against government corruption and rising costs. As protests grow, I am concerned about increased violence. Using live ammunition against protesters and journalists violates basic human rights and is unacceptable. https://t.co/sKuetplcSK Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 11:47am This ruling threatens to give more power to unaccountable companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon over what we see and do on the internet.
We must fight to keep the internet free and open—not dominated by corporations. This struggle is essential to free speech and democracy. https://t.co/9xZGpt7rpK Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 1 - 9:18am The American people are not falling for billionaires' anti-worker propaganda. Support for unions is near a 50-year high.
More unions will rebuild the middle class, combat corporate greed, and ensure that workers get their fair share. The labor movement makes our country strong. https://t.co/tQdaWvGKs8
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 6:53pm The greed of Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Citigroup and BlackRock is insatiable. Who cares if the Saudis are starving millions of Yemeni civilians or that our planet faces a climate emergency? Profiting off of $1.5 trillion in Saudi oil is just too important. https://t.co/y83lIFqXlV Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 3:33pm CEOs say they want to make a social impact. Here's a way to do that: Instead of making 300 times more than their employees, maybe they should raise workers' wages and try getting by on 30 times more. Top CEOs in America did this not so long ago and somehow managed to survive. https://t.co/iyZkzOCxXX Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 30 - 9:48am A Green New Deal isn't just about the climate—it is about preventing hunger and illness. The time for incremental change has passed. We must fight to rapidly transform our energy system. https://t.co/EiflnYD8Vz
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Sunday Sep 29 - 1:00pm Alec Smith died at 26 because he was rationing insulin that was too expensive. Corporate greed is taking the lives of Americans and it needs to end now. https://t.co/VSoJnG6U9b
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Sunday Sep 29 - 10:45am Tax Wall Street and cancel it. https://t.co/sszBjINLUN Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Sep 28 - 6:50pm This behavior toward @RepJayapal as she performed her House duties is unacceptable.
I voted against creating ICE because I feared the agency and its leaders would act with impunity. We need an immigration system that respects human rights and Congress's oversight authority. https://t.co/TaGzzwFJ1m Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Sep 28 - 4:58pm We have got to get to the bottom of this. The American people have a right to know what deals Trump might be making with the murderous Saudi dictator that he loves so much. https://t.co/UrbPL6FfzD Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Sep 28 - 4:01pm This is what a rigged economy looks like: While labor productivity has more than doubled since the late 1960s, nearly half of all new income since 1993 has gone to the top 1 percent.
Meanwhile Americans continue to work some of the longest hours on earth. https://t.co/4DFImeIyoM Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Sep 28 - 9:09am The undemocratic fiscal control board of Puerto Rico is still working hand in hand with Wall Street, with a plan for more austerity and slashed pensions. The board must stop dictating Puerto Rico’s economic decisions and let the people decide their future. https://t.co/pon8S2cap1 Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Saturday Sep 28 - 8:49am RT @RoKhanna: There are almost no communities in the U.S. where you can work 40 hours per week at minimum wage and afford a one bedroom apartment.
In some areas, you would need to work the equivalent of TWO full time minimum wage jobs.
This is the affordable housing crisis in America. https://t.co/ouU2ODlNjN
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 8:06pm Today, millions of climate strikers, led by a global youth movement, showed politicians around the world that the demand for environmental justice is not going away. It is only growing stronger. Together, we will pass a Green New Deal. https://t.co/ihsUcmNYd0 Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 5:08pm Mr. Trump made a series of disastrous choices this week—decisions that tear at the fabric of what this country is about. This is one of them. We must not turn our backs on refugees fleeing horrific violence and persecution around the world. https://t.co/crmiWqWabz Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 1:22pm This Republican mayor leads the first city in Texas powered by 100% renewable energy. Addressing climate change and creating millions of good-paying jobs in the process should not be a partisan issue. https://t.co/5kk5iA1Jws
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 9:59am Make no mistake about it: Canceling student debt is an act of social, racial and economic justice. https://t.co/MV6OnPH6RD Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 8:35pm It is the right of all people to protest for a better future. The Egyptian government should refrain from violence against protesters exercising this right. The world is watching. https://t.co/KAWIuBTuLK Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 4:18pm Inequality in America is at its worst level in more than 50 years. Maybe—just maybe—it's time we start taxing the super-rich to ensure human rights for all Americans: housing, health care, education, retirement, good jobs, and a livable planet. https://t.co/TIanMupibp Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 3:00pm As a corporate lawyer and lobbyist, Eugene Scalia made millions working for Chevron, Goldman Sachs, Facebook and other huge corporations, helping them undermine health and safety regulations.
So naturally he's Trump's pick to lead the Labor Department. Obscene. https://t.co/KDx4M6EN4B Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 2:01pm Medicare for All will lower overall health care costs. Meanwhile:
📈Family premiums are up 54%—$20,000 a year
📈Deductibles up 162%—$1,655 a year
But I'm sure the American people getting robbed blind by the insurance industry are just thrilled these costs aren't called "taxes." https://t.co/XoCBEN7OWf Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 11:09am There is a metaphorical wildfire happening in our oceans that will devastate our planet’s marine ecosystems and coastal communities. We must immediately take aggressive action to address this global emergency before it is too late. https://t.co/mrVvYEUi9c Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 8:20am Trump's cruelty and xenophobia never stops: ICE wants to send women and moms back to a for-profit detention center where there is a pattern of suicide and abuse. I support the efforts of @RAICESTEXAS and other organizers to prevent this from happening. https://t.co/PiGFHUEKwG Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 5:16pm The President has left the House of Representatives no choice but to begin an impeachment inquiry. I believe impeachable offenses were committed, and the House will now lay out the case. No president is above the law, and it is our responsibility to safeguard the Constitution. Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 4:38pm Trump is depriving 500,000 kids of their school lunches for no damn reason—even after 139 members of Congress warned him not to.
I cannot begin to understand the casual cruelty that motivates Trump and his billionaire friends to harm vulnerable children like this. https://t.co/XhTZrgNS37 Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 1:12pm The White House sent us their talking points around President Trump’s Ukraine call.
For some strange reason, they forgot to mention that Mr. Trump said, “I would like you to do us a favor though” after Zelensky brought up military aid. https://t.co/60PMZ6aKcv
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 12:17pm RT @AOC: Did you know our Fed poverty line is based on 1955 spending, & the way we calculate it hasn’t changed since 1964?
It assumes 1 earner & a mother home full-time.
It doesn’t include cost of childcare, geographic cost of living, or healthcare.
Some predict it should be *$38k/yr.* https://t.co/EmyV1TLIk6 Bernie Sanders 3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 25 - 10:39am A message to Wall Street: We will investigate your corruption. We will not let you cut the schools, hospitals and pensions that the Puerto Rican people need to live with dignity and recover from Hurricane Maria. https://t.co/9Rqvy5EqnU
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 4:41pm .@AOC and I stand with the Puerto Ricans who flooded into the streets to demand democratic control over their lives.
Puerto Rico's working families have suffered enough austerity. It's time to impose some austerity on the banks destroying the island. https://t.co/qEOQ481FFT Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Tuesday Sep 24 - 11:08am When Mr. Trump blames immigrants for crime, he spreading a racist lie.
Instead of frightening 11 million undocumented people with deportation, we need comprehensive immigration reform and a path to citizenship. https://t.co/AIC1fOk31n Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 23 - 7:01pm While Trump and the GOP cut taxes for the top 1%, they want to return us to a time when workers could not engage in collective bargaining.
Unions are the backbone of America's middle class. Graduate student workers must have the right to join a union and earn a living wage. https://t.co/TzPEoVj5Jd Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 23 - 2:56pm What a disgrace that it takes a 16-year-old to tell world leaders what they won't acknowledge: We cannot continue with this type of ruthless capitalism that is destroying our planet. This is why we need young people leading our climate justice movement. https://t.co/uKpMUc2CMw
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 23 - 1:11pm Today is Native American Women’s Equal Pay Day, which marks how long a Native woman has to work into 2019 to catch up to the same amount a white man made in 2018. We must continue the fight for pay parity. This is not a radical issue, this is an issue of fairness and justice. https://t.co/uWRnc1KUXc
Link to Image Bernie Sanders 4 weeks ago:   Monday Sep 23 - 10:33am General Motors made $11 billion last year. Their CEO was paid $22 million, nearly 300 times as much as their median worker.
The workers who make GM’s success possible deserve health care and good wages. I know which side I'm on. https://t.co/jGjaexShcv Bernie Sanders 1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 22 - 3:18pm Trump calls Egypt's Sisi his 'favorite dictator.'
I believe the United States should stand for human rights, especially with governments that receive large amounts of US aid, as Egypt does. All people have the right to protest for a better future. Sisi should respect that right. https://t.co/EP7DccjTMU Bernie Sanders 1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 22 - 12:02pm Dwight D. Eisenhower was not a radical socialist—he was a Republican. And in 1961, he tried to warn us about the "military industrial complex." https://t.co/WLbZ9U6NFG