Sanders hits Trump over DNC tweet: 'Do your job'
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGabbard hits DNC over poll criteria for debates The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic field begins to shrink ahead of critical stretch Keystone XL Pipeline gets nod from Nebraska Supreme Court MORE (I-Vt.) told President Trump to "do your job" on Friday after Trump chimed in on a fresh controversy over the 2016 Democratic primary. 

"We won't be distracted from your efforts to give billionaires tax cuts, take health care from millions and deny climate change. Do your job," Sanders tweeted in response to an earlier tweet by Trump.

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Sanders's tweet came in reply to Trump's earlier one blaming Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe road not taken: Another FBI failure involving the Clintons surfaces DHS cyber agency to prioritize election security, Chinese threats ABC chose a debate moderator who hates Trump MORE's campaign for having "bought the [Democratic National Committee] & then stole the Democratic Primary from Crazy Bernie!"

Trump was referring to recent allegations brought by prominent Democrats that the DNC preferred Clinton's campaign to Sanders's in 2016. Donna Brazile, a former chairwoman for the DNC, says in a new book that a deal was struck to effectively give the Clinton campaign control of the party's finances before she became the official Democratic nominee for president. 

The topic was already a contentious one among Democrats who think Sanders would have been a better candidate than Clinton.