Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersDo progressives prefer Trump to compromise? Texas House Republican tests positive for coronavirus in latest breakthrough case In defense of share buybacks MORE on Sunday said he is “astounded” by attacks from Clinton ally David Brock.

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Brock, who runs the pro-Clinton media watchdog group Media Matters for America, accused Sanders of racism for running an ad that disproportionately featured white people.
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“Let’s remember who David Brock is: he is a political attack dog,” Sanders said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “And I happen to like Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats worry negative images are defining White House Heller won't say if Biden won election Whitmer trailing GOP challenger by 6 points in Michigan governor race: poll MORE, but I am astounded myself at the people she has hired, including David Brock.”  

"David Brock, people will remember, used to be a real right-wing guy, who was attacking people like Anita Hill,” he said, referring to the woman who accused Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

“This was an African-American law professor who tried to do the right thing," Sanders said of Hill.

“This is the guy that Hillary Clinton is making the head of her super-PAC,” he continued. “I just don’t understand — I just don’t understand where the Clinton people are coming from hiring someone like that.”

“Every day, you know, they’re attacking us in one way or another.”