Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appears to have flip-flopped on whether the United States of America is a compassionate country.
Sanders on Friday slammed President Donald Trump’s administration for separating migrant children from their parents at the border, which Sanders said is contrary to America’s identity as “a nation of compassion and generosity.”
“This is America, a nation of compassion and generosity,” the socialist senator wrote on Twitter. “We will not allow Trump, Sessions or anyone else to continue a policy of ripping babies from the arms of their mothers. Together, we will defeat this inhumane and un-American action.”
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 18, 2017
But when former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price described America as a “compassionate society” during his confirmation hearings in January 2017, Sanders insisted that Price was wrong.
“No, we are not a compassionate society in terms of poor and working people,” Sanders snapped. (Read more from “Bernie Sanders Just Got Caught in a Massive Flip-Flop” HERE)