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Democrats are on the wrong path and need to make a "major course correction," pivoting back toward the needs of working Americans, U. S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said this week, according to a report.
His criticism came as much of President Biden’s domestic agenda has stalled amid Democratic infighting – and a Republican Party that has been united in opposing the president's policies – and as Biden's poll numbers have been falling.
"It’s important that we have the guts to take on the very powerful corporate interests that have an unbelievably powerful hold on the economy of this country," Sanders told The Guardian on Monday.
He said he’s not surprised that Republicans are winning more support from the working class.
"It’s not because the Republican Party has anything to say to them," Sanders said, "It’s because in too many ways the Democratic Party has turned its back on the working class." Republicans are favored to win back Congress in the 2022 midterm elections.
"In too many ways the Democratic Party has turned its back on the working class."
Sanders and others from Congress' far-left wing, like U. S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, frequently criticize the Biden administration for not being bold or progressive enough with his agenda.
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