Sanders says he would ‘absolutely’ be willing to use military force if elected president

Sanders says he would ‘absolutely’ be willing to use military force if elected president
Bernie Sanders (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Talk is cheap.]

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said he would “absolutely” be willing to use military force if he were elected president in a “60 Minutes” interview set to air Sunday.

CBS contributor Anderson Cooper asked the presidential candidate if he thought there were any situations in which military action would be “warranted.”

“Absolutely. Of course I do,” he said. “You know, you hopefully as rare as possible. But, yeah, we have the best military in the world.”

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The Vermont progressive said he would consider military action if there were “threats against the American people” or “threats against our allies,” saying he believes in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

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