Bernie Sanders Rejects Price-Gouging Pharma CEO’s Donation


Bernie Sanders likes to point out that his campaign is funded by regular Americans, that he doesn’t have a super-PAC. Now he can add one more thing to that list list: he does not take campaign contributions from morally questionable pharmaceutical CEO’s. Ana Kasparian (The Point), John Iadarola (Think Tank), and Margaret Howell (Lip TV), hosts of the The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) presidential campaign is rejecting a donation from much-maligned Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, who has been under fire over drug prices.

Shkreli tried to donate $2,700, but the campaign said no thanks.

“We are not keeping the money from this poster boy for drug company greed,” Sanders campaign spokesman Michael Briggs told The Boston Globe on Thursday.”*

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