The American people don’t want an attack on Syria, instead, they want the government to concern itself with domestic issues, Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Sunday on Weekends with Alex Witt.
“If we want to deal with a crisis, let’s deal with unemployment, let’s deal with health care, lets deal with education. We have enough on our own hands,” Sanders said.
“Congress has a 15% favorability rate because they [Americans] find Congress deals with all kinds of issues except the ones that impact them, their kids and their parents,” he said.
Sanders said the crisis in Syria is an issue for the world community to deal with and not for the U.S. to single-handedly go in as the “world police.”
The American people are saying “We were at war in Iraq, we were at war in Afghanistan, how about coming home and addressing the crisis facing the American people,” he said.