Sanders weighing suspending attack ads against Biden: report

Sanders weighing suspending attack ads against Biden: report
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: The center strikes back Sanders against infrastructure deal with more gas taxes, electric vehicle fees Sunday shows - Voting rights, infrastructure in the spotlight MORE's (I-Vt.) campaign is considering stopping all negative attack ads aimed at former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenExpanding child tax credit could lift 4 million children out of poverty: analysis Maria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back MORE, as Sanders trails Biden by over 300 delegates, The Washington Post reports.

Putting a pin in negative ads against is one of three options that the campaign is reportedly mulling over, the others being continue as is or suspend the campaign.

Sources told the Post that other strategy nuances could still be on the table, and that Sanders has not made a decision yet.


The Vermont senator returned to his home state this week to assess the future of his campaign after being swept in Tuesday's Democratic primary elections in Arizona, Illinois and Florida. Biden leads Sanders in delegates 1,201-896.

With the series of losses that started on Super Tuesday, it has become near impossible for Sanders to gain the 1,991 delegates needed to secure the party's nomination in July.

However, because of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, many states slated to have their primaries in the coming months have either postponed their elections.