Bernie SandersBernie SandersBriahna Joy Gray: Push toward major social spending amid pandemic was 'short-lived' Sanders 'disappointed' in House panel's vote on drug prices Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants MORE told reporters outside of his home in Burlington, Vt., on Sunday evening that he will take his campaign for transforming the Democratic Party to the convention in July.
Rumors have swirled that Sanders may end his presidential campaign as soon as next week, after the Washington, D.C., Democratic primary, following rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports Paul Ryan researched narcissistic personality disorder after Trump win: book MORE becoming the party's presumptive nominee. But on Sunday he said he plans to bring his campaign "into the convention" — while adding "we know who has the most votes."
Sanders comments followed daylong meetings with some of his top supporters, in which he sought input for how the campaign should move forward.
The Vermont senator also plans to meet with Clinton Tuesday to press her to embrace his progressive agenda.
On ABC's "This Week" Sunday, Sanders said he and Clinton will discuss "if she wins, what kind of administration she will have."
"What I need to see [is] a commitment that there will be progressive taxation," Sanders said.
"Will she go as far as I would like her to go? No, she won't," he said. "But I think millions of people want to understand and see is what kind of commitment she has to addressing the real crises in the country."
Sanders also reiterated his condolences for the victims of the Orlando, Fla., nightclub shooting before addressing his campaign strategy.