Biden aide Symone Sanders jokes that she 'broke a nail' tackling protester

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During the event in California, anti-dairy protesters made their way onto Biden's stage before being forcibly removed by staffers including Sanders, a former CNN commentator who worked on Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Trump Spanish-language ad equates progressives, socialists Biden's tax plan may not add up MORE's (I-Vt.) 2016 campaign.


Footage of the incident quickly went viral online, with many praising Sanders for leaping into the fray.


She also retweeted Biden traveling press secretary Remi Yamamoto, who said, “There’s no one I’d rather rush a stage with or have in my corner then my road sisterhood,” tagging Sanders and fellow Biden staffers Ashley Nicole Williams and Meghan Hays.

The activists, who yelled, “Let dairy die,” were members of the group Direct Action Everywhere, which had previously interrupted events for Bernie Sanders in Nevada last month and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenCuba spells trouble for Bass's VP hopes Democrats want Biden to debate Trump despite risks Overnight Defense: Embattled Pentagon policy nominee withdraws, gets appointment to deputy policy job | Marines, sailor killed in California training accident identified | Governors call for extension of funding for Guard's coronavirus response MORE (D-Mass.) earlier this week.

“Biden’s ties to the dairy industry and indifference to the suffering of farmed animals — something he basically never talks about — flies in the face of everything he claims to stand for,” a spokesperson from Direct Action Everywhere said in a statement.

Biden scored significant victories on Super Tuesday, notching wins in Virginia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Arkansas and Tennessee.

Sanders, however, took California, the biggest state of the night, in addition to Colorado, Vermont and Utah.