Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersDon't let partisan politics impede Texas' economic recovery The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats argue price before policy amid scramble Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the League of Conservation Voters — EPA finalizing rule cutting HFCs MORE on Sunday touted recent wins, saying he has a “path to victory.”
“We won three landslides last night. We won six out of seven contests in the last 11 days. We’ve cut Secretary Clinton’s lead by a third during that period of time,” Sanders said on ABC’s “This Week.”
“A national poll just came out that had us 1 point ahead of Secretary Clinton, when we started 60 points behind,” he added. “And every national and state poll that I have seen, virtually every one, has us defeating Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJulian Castro knocks Biden administration over refugee policy Overnight Energy & Environment — League of Conservation Voters — Climate summit chief says US needs to 'show progress' on environment Five takeaways from Arizona's audit results MORE. CNN had us defeating him by 20 points.”
Sanders said his campaign has momentum, predicting he will end up with more pledged delegates than rival 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.
“And then I think the superdelegates are going to have make a very difficult decision, and that is if a candidate wins in a state by 40 or 50 points, who are you going to give your vote to?” he asked. “And second of all, which candidate is better positioned to defeat Trump or any of the other Republican candidates? I think a lot of the super-delegates are going to conclude that it’s Bernie Sanders.”
Sanders predicted a strong showing in Wisconsin and said he has a “real shot” in New York.
“And then we go out to California. You go out to Oregon. That’s the most progressive part of America. We think we’re going to do very well there,” he added.
“So I will not deny for one second that we still remain the underdogs, but we have come a long, long way, you will have to concede, in the last 10 months. We do have a path toward victory.”