Bernie’s BACK and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has him infant of a crowd in the “Big Apple’
Bernie Sanders one-upped Elizabeth Warren.
In his first rally since he suffered a heart attack, the Vermont senator delivered a speech Saturday to a crowd his campaign estimated at 26,000 people, the largest number any Democratic presidential candidate has drawn this year. And he was joined by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the star liberal congresswoman who made her endorsement official onstage.
It was a triumphant moment for Sanders, coming after his hospitalization triggered questions about his candidacy. The crowd apparently eclipsed the more than 20,000 people that Warren’s team said attended her September rally a few miles away in Washington Square Park, as well as the estimated 20,000-plus at Kamala Harris’ campaign kickoff in January.
Against the backdrop of the Queensbridge Houses, the largest public housing development in the nation, Sanders railed against President Donald Trump, income inequality, racial disparities, status quo politics and the economic elite.
“A few miles away from here, people on Wall Street make unbelievable amounts of money and live in incredible and ostentatious luxury,” he said, “while right here, across the street from us, people are struggling day after day just to survive.”
He also assured the crowd that he is equipped to be president despite his recent health setback…
Sanders back in the spot light COULD steal support back from Elizabeth Warren , which would befit Biden and the other Democratic moderates…