***2016 LiveWire*** Obama Meets with Sanders at White House

Barack Obama, Bernie Sanders
Welcome to Breitbart News’s live updates of the 2016 election. All times eastern. — 12:40: Sanders doesn’t take questions from the press, but he says he looks forward to meeting with Clinton to strategize on how to defeat Trump. 12:37: Sanders emphasizes that he will compete in the D.C. primary. He says he is strongly in favor of D.C. statehood. 12:34: After meeting with Obama, Sanders says veterans and senior citizens should not struggle to put food on the table in the wealthiest country in the world. He talks about the how many in minority and rural communities have life expectancies lower than those in the Third World. He talks about the crumbling infrastructure while millions of workers are ready to build. Sanders says Trump would be a “disaster” as President of the United States. Sanders says Trump has made “bigotry and prejudice” the cornerstones of his campaign. [Sanders describes a crumbling America under Obama’s presidency. He will make it tougher for Dems/Clinton to claim that Trump is “pessimistic” about America, especially when Trump is vowing to turn things around.] Millions of senior citizens, disabled vets, shouldn't be "struggling," @BernieSanders says: https://t.co/pWeyRS2HjV https://t.co/rqiOMfhwSO — CBS News (@CBSNews) June 9, 2016