Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersRahm Emanuel: Bloomberg, Patrick entering race will allow Democrats to have 'ideas primary' Feehery: Pivoting to infrastructure could help heal post-impeachment wounds Jayapal hits back at Biden on marijuana 'prohibition' MORE (I-Vt.) accused Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Memo: Centrists change tone of Democratic race In 2020, democracy will be decided at the margins Michelle Obama presents Lin-Manuel Miranda with National Portrait Award MORE of repeatedly taking his record out of context by cherry picking smaller portions of larger bills to cast a false image of him. 

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"What the secretary is doing tonight, and has done very often, is take large pieces of legislation and take pieces out of it. No, I did not oppose the bailout for the support of the auto industry; no, I do not support vigilantes — and that is a horrific statement, an unfair statement to make," Sanders said during Wednesday's Univision debate. 
 
"I will match my record against yours any day." 
 
Sanders was responding to Clinton's characterization of two of his House votes. 
 
He spoke out in support of a bailout for the auto industry around the financial crisis but ultimately voted against the larger bailout bill, and he also voted in favor of a 2006 amendment that supported the Minutemen militia. 
 
While Clinton raised the auto bailout issue around the Michigan primary, which she ultimately lost to Sanders, the Vermont senator cast that characterization as false. 
 
"So everyone knows the bill the secretary is talking about: That was the bailout of the recklessness, irresponsibility and illegal behavior of Wall Street; it was the Wall Street bailout," Sanders said to cheers.
 
He went on to note that Clinton previously had justified that vote as a New York senator by noting it would help her constituency in the New York financial sector, but on the campaign trail has recast the vote as supporting the auto industry.