‘What Is It You Want?’ Colbert Confronts Sanders Over Why He’s Staying in Race

Screen-Shot-2016-06-24-at-1.15.29-PMStephen Colbert had Bernie Sanders on his show again last night, where put him through the ringer over why won’t drop out of the race if isn’t going to be the Democratic nominee.

Sanders has admitted that he will not be able to topple Hillary Clinton before the Democratic convention, and he’s been teasing the country over when, if ever, he will drop out and endorse her. Sanders received a hero’s welcome on The Late Show, but it wasn’t long before Colbert directly asked him what he’s waiting for if he’s still going to hold out with his speech tonight in New York City.

Sanders said that his goal was to maintain the momentum and legacy of his political revolution, though he also had to field questions again about whether he was using his supporters as leverage on the Democratic party. Colbert also asked Sanders to address the concerns that some of his supporters say they will support Donald Trump over Clinton if he falls, even though he’s expressed that the mogul mustn’t become the president.

“Our goal from day one has been to transform this nation and that is the fight we are going to continue,” Sanders said. “My supporters are smart enough to know that we do not want a bigot to become president.”

Watch above, via CBS.

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