New York Rep. Charles Rangel (D) acknowledged Monday that while he agrees with Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden to seek minimum wage in COVID-19 proposal Former Sanders spokesperson: Progressives 'shouldn't lose sight' of struggling Americans during pandemic 'I saw my life flash before my eyes': An oral history of the Capitol attack MORE on some issues, he doesn't think the Independent Vermont senator would be an effective president.
"You bet your life ... except he can't get it done," the Democratic heavyweight, a supporter of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCan Biden encompass the opposition he embodied? Disney silent on Trump status in Hall of Presidents at Magic Kingdom Biden has an opportunity to win over conservative Christians MORE, said during an interview on CNN's "New Day," mentioning a focus on big banks and immigration reform.
"With all due respect to Bernie Sanders, nobody can think — of all of the years he's been in the House and Senate — what he's ever done ... legislatively," Rangel said. 
Rangel, who introduced Clinton at a campaign event Sunday in his home state of New York, also weighed in on video of Sanders supporters throwing a thousand $1 bills at Clinton's motorcade over the weekend as she arrived at actor George Clooney's house in Los Angeles for a high-dollar fundraising event.
"Isn't that stupid?" Rangel asked. "I think it's stupid. I think that they have money to throw away, literally, and that it's not changing anything."
Rangel then suggested that Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, "collect that money" to support efforts to elect Democrats. 
"Maybe if he tried to get some Democrats — instead of socialist Democrats — elected, maybe it would help him and the country and the Democratic Party," Rangel said. 
"If he thinks that he is going to become president, he ought to have more than one person in the Senate endorsing him," Rangel added.