Sanders ‘impressed by the quality’ of Obama’s foreign policy
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In order to deflect attacks that he lacks the foreign policy credentials to be commander in chief, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersDems to unveil ‘better deal’ messaging campaign Monday Juan Williams: Dems finally focus on message This week: ObamaCare repeal vote looms over Senate MORE on Sunday said he brings the same level of diplomatic prowess to the table as President Obama did in 2008.

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“Well, that’s what she said about Barack ObamaBarack ObamaConway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims Trump's forgotten man and woman — still forgotten Jeb Bush calls out Republicans silent on Trump's Russia probe MORE in 2008, and it turned out not to be true” Sanders said on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” responding to criticism from primary rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonDems to unveil ‘better deal’ messaging campaign Monday Juan Williams: Dems finally focus on message This week: ObamaCare repeal vote looms over Senate MORE.

“I am impressed by the quality of his foreign policy,” Sanders said of Obama.

The Vermont senator also pointed to his vote against the Iraq War, which he called the “most important foreign policy issue in modern history.”

“On the other hand, Secretary Clinton voted for the war,” he said. “So, I think it’s not just experience. Obviously she has been secretary of State for four years, but it is judgment as well.”

“And I am confident that I can put together a strong team to provide great foreign policy for the people of the United States,” he added.