Sanders to meet delegates before Dem convention
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE will meet with his about 1,900 delegates before the Democratic National Convention begins this Monday, according to a new report.

Sanders’s visit is part of a series of meetings aimed at giving his supporters guidance after he endorsed Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic insiders stay on the sidelines in 2020 race Hillicon Valley: Twitter falling short on pledge to verify primary candidates | Barr vows to make surveillance reforms after watchdog report | DHS cyber chief focused on 2020 The Hill's Campaign Report: High stakes at last Democratic debate before Super Tuesday MORE for president, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.


“We can’t wait to see you in Philly,” an email from Sanders’s presidential campaign tells supporters, according to the AP.

The message promises Sanders delegates a “very special meeting with Bernie himself” before the convention opens.

Sanders’s campaign will also conduct several morning seminars briefing supporters on next steps concerning his policy priorities.

Topics scheduled for discussion include single-payer healthcare, criminal justice reform and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Another session with senior Sanders aides is slated to explain to delegates “how to keep the political revolution going strong.”

Sanders’s huddle with supporters is set to precede the convention’s 3 p.m. launch Monday.

Delegates are expected to vote that day on a finalized version of the Democratic Party platform and rules.

Sanders then plans on addressing the entire convention Monday evening, as does first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaTrump on Weinstein conviction: 'Great thing' for women Budowsky: Bloomberg-Obama or Klobuchar-Kennedy? The Hill's Campaign Report: New challenges for 2020 Dems in Nevada, South Carolina MORE.

According to the AP, Sanders has 1,894 delegates to Clinton’s 2,807, including superdelegates, or party officials not bound to a single candidate.

Clinton crossed the 2,383 delegate threshold needed to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination in June.

Sanders endorsed Clinton last week, vowing he would help his primary rival defeat Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE this fall.

“We are joining forces to defeat Donald Trump, win in November, and yes, together, build a future we can all believe in,” he said on July 12.