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Sanders: Americans See Clinton as ‘Lesser of Two Evils’

Bernie Sanders weighed in on a potential Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump matchup on Sunday.

“We need a campaign, an election, coming up which does not have two candidates who are really very, very strongly disliked,” he said in an interview with ABC’s “This Week” set to air Sunday. “I don’t want to see the American people voting for the lesser of two evils. I want the American people to be voting for a vision of economic justice, of social justice, of environmental justice, of racial justice.”

The Hill reports:

When pressed about whether he would describe Clinton as the “lesser of two evils” in an election contest against Trump, Sanders demurred.

“No, I wouldn’t describe it, but that’s what the American people are saying,” he said. “If you look at the favorability ratings of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, both of them have very, very high unfavorables.”

According to a recent poll, 55 percent of registered voters view Trump unfavorably, and 52 percent consider Clinton unfavorably.

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