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The co-creator of “Seinfeld” and star of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” played the Independent Vermont senator in a re-enactment of the first Democratic presidential debate.

The actor exaggerated the Democratic presidential candidate’s political views and lack of affection for Washington.

"Not a fan of the banks." David-as-Sanders said. "They trample on the middle class. They control Washington, and why do they chain all their pens to the desks? Who's trying to steal a pen from a bank? Makes no sense!" 

Watch the sketch in the video above.  


“I think we'll use Larry on our next rally,” Sanders said Sunday morning on ABC’s “This Week.” “He does [me] better than I do.”

— This report was updated at 11:07 a.m.