Clinton on Sanders: ‘Nobody likes him’

"Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done."

Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton participated in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016.
Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton participated in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016. –Win McNamee / Getty Images

Hillary Clinton, who battled with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont for months in a 2016 Democratic primary that sometimes turned contentious, ripped into her former campaign rival in a new docuseries and declined to say if she would endorse and campaign for Sanders if he were to win the presidential nomination this time around.

“He was in Congress for years. He had one senator support him,” she said in a forthcoming four-part series, set to premiere at Sundance and air on Hulu beginning March 6. “Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician. It’s all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.”

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Asked in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, published Tuesday, if that assessment still held, she said, “Yes, it does.”

And in response to a question about whether she would endorse and campaign for Sanders if he were to get the nomination, she said: “I’m not going to go there yet. We’re still in a very vigorous primary season.”

The remarks had the potential to resonate, coming in the heat of a competitive primary season and as the Democratic Party worries about unity.

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