Bernie Sanders Nixes Roll Call Vote at DNC in Favor of Party Unity

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In an emotional moment, Sen. Bernie Sanders stopped the roll call vote at the Democratic Convention and pushed for his rival, Hillary Clinton, to get the nomination.

Sanders said he "move[s] that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States."

Sanders appeared on the floor of the arena tonight during the Democratic National Convention alongside the Vermont delegation to make the move.

The Vermont delegation had cast its 22 votes for Sanders, before Sanders addressed the crowd from the floor.

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