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Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton ‘not qualified’ to be President (VIDEO)

Joe Williams April 7, 2016

As the race for the White House continues, Senator Sanders launched a scathing attack on his rival.

Self proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders has launched a scathing counter attack on his political rival Hillary Clinton.

Sanders – who is currently behind Clinton in the race – made a series of accusations as he question the former First Lady’s suitability for the role.

“Secretary Clinton appears to be getting a little bit nervous,” he told a crowd in Philadelphia.

“She has been saying lately that she thinks I am quote-unquote not qualified to be president,” Sanders said.

He went on to attack Clinton’s political past, as well the various donations she has received from “special interest” groups.

“Let me just say in response to Secretary Clinton, I don’t believe that she is qualified if she is through her super PAC taking tens of millions of dollars in special-interest money.

“I don’t think you are qualified if you get $15 million through Wall Street for your super PAC.”

The Senator was responding to the former Secretary of State’s own questioning of her rival’s history.

Clinton had earlier accused Sanders of “not doing his homework” on key issues surrounding his core campaign promises.

Clinton currently has 1,749 delegates, while Sanders has 1,061. 2,383 delegates are needed to secure the presidential nomination, which will decided in July.

Last month, Clinton was forced to apologise after claiming that Nancy and Ronald Reagan helped to start a “national conversation” on AIDS following Nancy Reagan’s death.

The frontrunner issued a lengthy apology, after originally saying she “misspoke” on the issue, after she made the claim at Reagan’s funeral – despite the former first couple’s infamous ignorance of the AIDs crisis.

Sanders also recently accused his main rival of “insulting the entire gay community”.

Clinton has come under scrutiny for only backing same-sex marriage in 2013 – though Sanders himself did not officially back marriage equality until 2009.

Sanders has also remained much less vocal on LGBT rights during the campaign – whereas Clinton included a gay couple in her very first campaign announcement back in April.

Clinton also has a raft of LGBT policies – which includes 24 sweeping pledges across LGBT areas – over Sanders, who has outlined just seven specific LGBT policies.

Watch his latest attack below:

More: Bernie Sanders, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, LGBT, US, US Election 2016, US Presidential election 2016

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