Clinton has been reluctant to get especially aggressive in her criticism of Sanders, aware that even if she’s not able to win over his voters in the primary, she’ll need their support in November. But after weeks of largely ignoring Sanders, even in victory speeches after primaries, signs of her frustration with Sanders are coming though.
Sanders said he sees Clinton’s remarks as a sign not of frustration but of anxiety. “I think the secretary is getting very nervous,” he said Sunday on ABC’s This Week, pointing not to his odds in the primary but to general-election polls that show him leading Trump by a bigger margin than Clinton does.
Sanders has been trying to chip away at Clinton by focusing on her financial ties to corporations and Wall Street, contrasting it with his core message of getting money out of politics and upending an economic system that’s rigged in favor of the wealthy.
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