Bernie Sanders Backs Out Of Women’s Convention In Detroit
Bernie Sanders backs out of Women’s Convention in Detroit
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., will no longer be speaking at the Women’s Convention in Detroit next week.
In a statement, Sanders apologized to event organizers for not being able to attend and said he would instead be visiting Puerto Rico to speak with San Juan Mayor Carmin Yulin Cruz and other officials regarding hurricane relief efforts.
“The U.S. Congress cannot turn its back on the millions of people in Puerto Rico who, four weeks after the hurricane, are still without electricity, food and running water,” Sanders said in the statement. “My best wishes for a very successful …