Hillary Clinton & Bernie Sanders debate turns fiery as Democrats Gears Up For New Hampshire Polls
As the New Hampshire voting draws closer, presidential candidates from the Democratic Party Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton gets involved in a fiery debate on whether to take a progressive or moderate path. In a ‘war of words’ that was fought on Thursday night, both the candidates were involved with the heart and soul. According to polls, Sanders led in New Hampshire at 61% while Hilary had a 30% chance of winning in the province.
In a bid to tackle Sanders, Clinton skillfully opened the Democratic debate stating that she was contesting for those who cannot wait for liberal changes and she did not want to make false promises that she cannot fulfill later. As an answer, Sanders who terms himself as the Democratic Socialist said that achieving universal health care was already prevalent in Europe and he was sure that it was doable in U.S. too.
Hillary Vs Sanders
Hillary Clinton displayed resentment and shock on Sanders efforts in creating a doubt on her abilities in the left’s fight against the Republicans. She alleged Sanders of tarnishing her image by suggesting that her political support could be purchased by rich contributors. She challenged Sanders to say whatever he had to on her face. Bernie Sanders was quick to defend himself and alleged that Clinton was trying to be moderate and progressive at the same time and this was impossible.
After a heated session where each tried to overpower the other, Sanders said that instead of getting into arguments about the basics, they needed to focus on their agendas. But Clinton was not ready to give up and she referred to Sanders’ Wednesday’s comments at the CNN town hall where he had questioned her progressive beliefs.
No Conclusion Achieved
The debate ended with both the candidates boiling in rage. Sanders stance on foreign policies was criticized. Sanders was rebuked for comparing the US’ relation with Cuba to that with Iran. Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook said that Hillary had proved her abilities in handling the internal and external politics before while Sanders failed the national security test.
But Sanders’ campaign manager, Jeff Weaver said that the main agenda of the debate was finance in campaigns and he defended Bernie as not hitting on Clinton in any way.