Bernie Sanders says he will vote for Hillary Clinton in order to defeat Donald Trump

Posted at 7:49 AM, Jun 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-24 07:58:20-04

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said on Friday he will vote “yes” for presumptive party nominee Hillary Clinton in the November election.

His statement, made on MSNBC’s show “Morning Joe,” may not have been surprising to some, as Sanders’ campaign has recently shifted from saying his goal is to defeat Clinton, to ensuring presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump does not win the election.

“I’m going to do everything I can to defeat Donald Trump,” Sanders said after confirming he intends on voting “yes” for Clinton.

Watch his full answer: