Bernie Sanders Rally: ‘Lock Him Up’ Chant Erupts as San Juan Mayor Attacks Trump

Breitbart | 10/19/2019 | Staff
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Chants of “lock him up” broke out as San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz trashed President Donald Trump at 2020 White House contender Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-VT) Saturday rally in Queens, New York City.

Cruz told attendees:

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3000 Puerto Ricans did not open their eyes this morning because of a president who was too concerned about looking good, rather than doing good. We are not going to spend too much time talking about a racist, demagogue, xenophobic, paper-throwing, president.

The mayor’s mention of President Trump prompted many Sanders supporters to chant “Lock Him Up” — a play on the “Lock Her Up” slogan synonymous with failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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“You know what? Let’s vote him out,” Cruz responded to attendees, before leading a “Vote Him Out” chant.

Cruz has repeatedly criticized President Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria, which killed 3,057 people across the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in September 2017. Yet, it is Cruz and other members of her administration that are under investigation by the FBI for allegedly keeping supplies from reaching the victims.

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The “Bernie’s Back “rally marked the Sanders campaign’s first rally since the 78-year-old suffered a heart attack two weeks ago.

Storming past questions about his health, Sanders vowed that he’s “more ready than ever” to fight for a political revolution — with a little help from new...
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