The Senate voted down Bernie Sanders’s proposal to cut moon-lander funding that could benefit Jeff Bezos.
Sen. Bernie Sanders called on the president to invite workers to the White House last week.
“To turn your back on the working class, in general, is political suicide,” he said in a new interview.
“I know he thinks corporations are people, but does he know people are people?” Sanders asked.
Sanders says the federal government must stop “handing out corporate welfare to union busters.”
The senator cites public health and legal experts who say that the executive branch can intervene without Congress.
“Biden has talked more about unions than any other president in my lifetime,” Sanders said. “But talk is not enough.”
Sanders condemned legislation that, if approved, could provide the billionaire’s company with a lucrative NASA contract.
Sanders is going to New York and Virginia to meet with the workers waging historic union campaigns.
Polling finds that Sanders is the most popular active politician in the U.S.