Sanders Less than Week After Brussels Attack: The Islamic State Is ‘on the Defensive’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said ISIS is “on the defensive” less than a week after the group claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium, that left at least 31 people dead and hundreds  injured.

Sanders said, “In fairness to the president he gets criticized a lot, some of the Republicans think he hasn’t been tough enough. His job is twofold. number one, to destroy ISIS — and by the way, we are making on the military and ISIS is on the defensive. And they are in the last one so we keep that up but what the president is also trying to do is make sure that the United States men and women in the military are not sucked into warfare in the Middle East. Second of all, obviously, we need better intelligence sharing. and we have got everything to make sure that we do not have the tax against our allies or even here in the United States of America. We have got to be incredibly vigilant. and doing everything we can to prevent young people from joining these terrorists. ”

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