Sen. Bernie Sanders has broken several weeks of silence about the future of his campaign, telling NPR’s Noel King that he realizes he has a “very steep road” to the Democrat presidential nomination.
“Where do we go from here with the elections that are being delayed, where we can’t go out and hold rallies or knock on doors? That’s what we’re looking at right now,” Sanders said.
Sanders has held several virtual town hall meetings on the coronavirus outbreak. He has used the crisis to say that his Medicare for All program is needed.
No announcement that Sanders is dropping out of the race seems imminent, however, and Sanders said that unlike Biden, he would like to hold more debates.
“I think the American people, especially in this unprecedented moment in American history, want to hear the ideas that will lead us away from where we are right now,” Sanders said. “These are enormously important issues and we need serious debates over them.”
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