MSNBC’s Brzezinski Tricks Trump Into Admitting Similarities With Bernie Sanders

Mika TrumpDuring Wednesday night’s MSNBC town hall with Donald Trump, host Mika Brzezinski tricked the candidate into admitting his similarities with Democratic presidential candidate and self-professed democratic socialist Bernie Sanders.

“I wanted to describe a candidate to you,” she began. “The candidate is considered a political outsider by all the pundits. He’s tapping into the anger of the voters, delivers a populist message.”

“He believes everyone in the country should have healthcare, he advocates for hedge fund managers to pay higher taxes, he’s drawing thousands of people at his rallies and bringing in a lot of new voters to the political process, and he’s not beholden to any super PAC. Who am I describing?” she asked.

Trump took the bait. “You’re describing Donald Trump,” he said.

“Actually, I was describing Bernie Sanders,” Brzezinski said to laughter.

“I’ll tell you, there’s one thing that we’re very similar in,” Trump admitted. “He knows that our country is being ripped off big league, big league on trade. The problem is he can’t do anything about it.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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