Bernie Sanders resolves to ‘intensify the struggle against Trumpism’ in 2018

Bernie Sanders resolves to ‘intensify the struggle against Trumpism’ in 2018
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. MORE (I-Vt.) late Sunday shared his New Year’s resolution: to “intensify the struggle against Trumpism.”

“In 2018, we will not only intensify the struggle against Trumpism, we will increase our efforts to spread the progressive vision in every corner of the land,” Sanders tweeted. 

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Sanders has been a frequent and vocal critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Trump nods at reputation as germaphobe during coronavirus briefing: 'I try to bail out as much as possible' after sneezes MORE, even calling on the president to consider resigning because of sexual misconduct allegations.

Sanders has also advocated for progressive policies, including universal health care, free tuition at public universities and colleges and campaign finance reform.

Sanders, who lost the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Stone judge under pressure over calls for new trial MORE, is considered among the leading candidates to run for the Democratic nomination in 2020. 

The independent senator is spending New Year’s Day in New York City, where he will swear in Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) for a second term. Sanders previously appeared at a campaign rally for de Blasio.

A number of other lawmakers shared New Year's resolutions on Sunday, with several vowing to oppose Trump and Republicans.