Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump: 'I'm considering' going after Clintons' marriage Ivanka Trump stars in first campaign ad for her father Clinton camp on Trump cameo in Playboy film: 'a strange turn of events' MORE predicted Monday that he will poach supporters from Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersClinton critiques Sanders fans in leaked audio Ben & Jerry's co-founder declined to endorse Clinton: report Trump defends his 3 a.m. tweetstorm MORE (I-Vt.).
“Strange, but I see wacko Bernie Sanders’ allies coming over to me because I’m lowering taxes, while he will double and triple them — a disaster!” he tweeted of the Democratic presidential candidate.
“Wages in our country are too low, good jobs are too few and people have lost faith in our leaders,” he said. "We need smart and strong leadership now.
“The middle-class has worked so hard [and] are not getting the kind of jobs that they have long dreamed of — and no effective raise in years — bad,” Trump wrote.
“Many of the great jobs that the people of our country want are long gone [and] shipped to other countries,” he added. "We are now part time — sad. I will fix!”
Sanders proposed Sunday that Trump’s backers should leave the real estate tycoon and support him instead. Sanders argued that Trump has no real solutions for improving the economy.
“Look, many of Trump’s supporters are working-class people, and they’re angry,” Sanders said on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
“They’re angry because they’re working longer hours for lower wages,” he continued. "They’re angry because their jobs have left this country and gone to China or other low-wage countries.
“What I’m suggesting is that what Trump has done with some success is taken that anger, taken those fears, and converted them into anger against Mexicans, anger against Muslims. And in my view, that is not the way we’re going to address the major problems facing our country."