Trump defends Sanders, stoking Democratic divisions

JULIE PACE AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rose earlier this month, Sanders found himself with an unusual ally: President Donald Trump. During a raucous campaign rally in which Trump critiqued some of his Democratic challengers, the president launched into an unprompted defense of Sanders. Warren had accused Sanders of telling her that a woman couldn't win the White House in November, but Sanders insisted he would never say such a thing. Trump concurred. "I don't believe that Bernie said that. I really don't," Trump told his supporters. "It's not the kind of thing he would say." As the Democratic primary intensifies before the first contests to decide the nominee, Trump and his a
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