Former secretary of labor endorses Sanders

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Robert Reich, who worked in the Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter administrations and was Secretary of Labor under Bill ClintonBill ClintonRomney: Trump victory 'very possible' What does Bill think of Hillary's Chris Wallace interview? Dem anxiety hangs over Clinton MORE, endorsed Bernie SandersBernie SandersWhat does Bill think of Hillary's Chris Wallace interview? Dem anxiety hangs over Clinton Sanders consultants join up with Wasserman Schultz’s primary opponent MORE on Twitter Friday evening. 

The economist and author has written in support of Sanders and his economic plans, calling Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump: I wish Ivanka and Chelsea Clinton weren't friends Poll: Clinton up by 6 nationally Romney: Trump victory 'very possible' MORE's proposals too modest, but previously stopped short of officially endorsing Sanders. 

In a statement posted to Facebook, Reich wrote: "I have the deepest respect and admiration for Hillary Clinton, and if she wins the Democratic primary I’ll work my heart out to help her become president. But I believe Bernie Sanders is the agent of change this nation so desperately needs."

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