Sanders discussed his new book, "The Revolution", and challenged Trump's views on climate change.
"I was elected as an Independent and I will finish this term as an Independent", Sanders said at an event sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, The Hill reported. News flash: Trump and the Republicans won. "I'm excited about it, but how we go about it, I don't know", Sanders noted. Schumer, whose ascension to minority leader was expected following the retirement of Sen.
Bannon has been criticized for rhetoric that has been sympathetic toward white nationalist views.
The Vermont senator, who quit the race in July, said that Ms Clinton had a "special role to play" in the Democratic party in the future and that her voice "needed to be heard".
Not giving up. Bernie Sanders urged people to stand up against President-elect Donald Trump during a Monday, November 14, appearance on The Late Show. "When you lose two-thirds of state governors" chairs in this country. It's time that Nancy Pelosi, 76, not be chosen as the Democratic version of Minority Leader of the House of Representative.
In a statement following the news, Sanders said he would be taking a more grassroots approach. "I hear and understand you're anxious about the future for your kids and I alone can do something about it".
The "People's Rally", organized by a number of groups that backed Sanders in the Democratic primaries, called for economic, environmental and social justice in the face of a Republican president-elect and a GOP-dominated Congress.More news: Tinder update allows gender options beyond 'man,' 'woman'
As for the elephant in the room, President-elect Trump, Sanders was quick to remind reporters of Trump's political roots.
"When we can agree on issues, then we're going to work with him", he said.
Sanders slammed Trump for selecting alt-right figure Steve Bannon as his senior counselor.
"What it would say is the Democratic Party can not continue to be run by what I call a 'liberal elite.' Good meaning people".
The Vermont senator went on to describe how many people in the United States, including students, seniors and single mothers, can not afford basic needs and have tens of thousands of dollars debt. Unacceptable, ' Sanders said Wednesday night, a sentiment he repeated Thursday morning.
"The majority of people in this nation are not racist, they are not sexist, they are not homophobes, " said Sanders. "We must create national and global economies that work for all, not just a handful of billionaires".
And, Sanders added, that if Trump keeps his campaign promises and "has the guts" to stand up to corporate America and fight to stop countries from moving overseas, "he will have an ally with me". 'He will have an ally with me'.