VIDEO: Bernie Compares Trump’s Soleimani Strike to Putin Assassinating Dissidents

Appearing on CNN, 2020 candidate made the far stretch comparison of President Trump killing notorious Iranian general Soleimani with Russian President Putin assassinating dissidents.

Bernie Sanders:

If Soleimani was a non-state actor, not a general, an official, a high-ranking official in the Iranian government, would it be different in your mind?

I’m not a lawyer on these things, it might be, but this guy is you know, was, as bad as he was, an official of the Iranian a government and you unleash then if China does that you know if Russia does that, you know Russia has been implicated under Putin with assassinating dissidents.

So once you’re in the business of assassination you unleash some very very terrible forces.


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