Bernie Sanders says his experience as mayor of Burlington, where he took on “everybody,” shaped him into a “fairly tough guy” ready to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. In an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews in Chicago on Thursday night, the Democratic presidential hopeful was asked, if elected, how he would convince foreign adversaries that he’s not a person to be messed with.
“I’ve taken on every special interest in this country. I am a fairly tough guy. When i was mayor of Burlington I had to take on everybody,” Sanders told Matthews. “I am prepared to take on Putin, and everybody else.” “I am prepared to take on Putin, and everybody else.”
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