Bernie Sanders (Quotes)

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Sanders' Quotes (section page):

Criminal Justice Reform

  • "Whenever anybody in this country is killed while in police custody, it should automatically trigger a U.S. attorney general's investigation." DD4

Health Policy

  • "People should be able to get the treatment that they need when they need it, not two months from now" DD4

Drug Policy

  • "Why it is that we pay, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs, and your medicine can be doubled tomorrow, and there’s nothing that the government can do to stop it." DD5

Tax Reform

  • "We have to make Congress respond to the needs of the people, not big money" DD4
  • "I pay for it through a tax on Wall Street speculation. This country, and the middle class, bailed out Wall Street. Now, it is Wall Street's time to help the middle class." DD4

Jobs and Business Policy

  • "You've got to bring back the 21st century Glass-Steagall legislation and you've got to break up these huge financial institutions." DD4
  • "I find it very strange that a major financial institution that pays $5 billion in fines for breaking the law, not one of their executives is prosecuted, while kids who smoke marijuana get a jail sentence." DD4