Trump deserves credit for beating Clinton against all odds: Sanders

US Senator Bernie Sanders has given credit to President-elect Donald Trump for his “extraordinary accomplishment” in overcoming all odds and beating former secretary of state Hillary Clinton for the White House. 

During a town hall style interview with CNN on Monday night, Sanders, who has spared no effort to discredit Trump since his November 8 victory, was challenged to compliment him by naming his “strongest attribute.” 

“You think I should say something good about him now?” Sanders said with a smile. “That’s not a hard question for me to answer.”

“Trump took on the Republican establishment, he took on the Democratic establishment, took on the media establishment and he ended up winning the election to become president of the United States. And that is an extraordinary accomplishment. And it talks about perseverance, it talks about very strong political instincts, it talks about a way to connect with people,” the Vermont…

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