Sanders aide hits 'millionaires on "The View"' after segment on Warren dispute

Sanders aide hits 'millionaires on "The View"' after segment on Warren dispute
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Briahna Joy Gray, national press secretary for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNew campaign ad goes after Sanders by mentioning heart attack Biden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Steyer rebukes Biden for arguing with supporter he thought was Sanders voter MORE’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign, accused the hosts of ABC’s “The View” of mischaracterizing the diversity of Sanders’s supporters, describing a segment in which Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain blasts NY Times: 'Everyone already knows how much you despise' conservative women Sanders aide hits 'millionaires on "The View"' after segment on Warren dispute Meghan McCain blasts Trump for 'bullying widows at a public rallies' MORE said Sanders “has a problem with women” as “shameful.”

“More women have given to Bernie’s campaign than any other campaign. We have the most diverse, least white collation,” Gray tweeted Tuesday. “But the millionaires on the View openly smear the teachers, Walmart workers, and post office employees who form our base. Shameful.”

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“The women of @TheView should consider having on one of the many women who make up Bernie’s 70% female leadership team,” she added. “Even better, they should have on one of the working class women whose interests they undermine by parroting baseless, long debunked talking points.”

Gray's defense of Sanders comes after Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Overnight Health Care — Presented by Philip Morris International — HHS has no plans to declare emergency over coronavirus | GOP senator calls for travel ban to stop outbreak | Warren releases plan to contain infectious diseases Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa MORE (D-Mass.) confirmed a CNN report that the Vermont senator had privately told her in a meeting that he did not believe a woman could be elected president.

Sanders has strongly denied making the comment. The hashtag “WomenForBernie” trended on Tuesday afternoon among Sanders supporters pushing back on the claims.