Sanders when asked about timeframe for 2020 decision: 'I'm dealing with a f---ing global crisis'

Sanders when asked about timeframe for 2020 decision: 'I'm dealing with a f---ing global crisis'
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“I’m dealing with a f---ing global crisis,” Sanders said in response to a question from CNN's Manu Raju while speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill, according to Raju's tweets on the interaction.
 
“Well right now, right now I’m trying to do my best to make sure that we don’t have an economic meltdown and that people don’t die,” Sanders added. “Is that enough for you to keep me busy for today?”
 
 
 
The questions came a day after former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHow 'Buy American', other pro-US policies can help advocates pass ambitious climate policies Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Raytheon Technologies — Biden backtracks on Taiwan Photos of the Week: Manchin protestor, Paris Hilton and a mirror room MORE expanded his delegate lead with decisive primary victories in Arizona, Florida and Illinois, putting more pressure on Sanders to drop out of the race.

Sanders's campaign manager, Faiz Shakir, said Wednesday that the Vermont senator would assess his campaign in the coming weeks.
 
"In the immediate term, however, he is focused on the government response to the coronavirus outbreak and ensuring that we take care of working people and the most vulnerable," Shakir said in a statement.
 
Biden has 1,180 delegates to Sanders's 885. A candidate needs 1,991 pledged delegates to secure the nomination on the first ballot at the convention in July.