Democratic Strategist: Hillary Needs Bernie
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed that what brings them together as Democrats is their common goal to defeat Donald Trump. However, 33 percent of Sanders supporters have still said they will not vote for Clinton, and nearly half of West Virginia Sanders backers said they’d vote for Trump.
Should Hillary be worried? “You usually don’t see when a guy is close to being eliminated, crowds getting bigger, more money pouring in, more energy in the campaign, more of a push, it’s a crazy phenomenon,” Joe Scarborough told Clinton supporter and Democratic strategist James Carville on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
Scarborough implied that Sanders could have received more coverage. “We’ve been talking about Trump [but] what Bernie’s done in the Democratic Party is nothing short of astounding,” Scarborough added.
And even though Carville believes “it’s hard to lose an election,” he thinks Clinton should consider throwing down a few million more in California to secure it.
"I think you've got to let this play out a little bit, you know," Carville said. "Bernie Sanders does not need Hillary Clinton, because he's not going to be the nominee. Hillary Clinton needs Bernie Sanders because she's going to be the nominee. You have to understand walking into that negotiation you're not in an equal position."
Carville also touched on what happened between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in 2008. “I don't think it's going to be an overly huge problem but it's going to be something that's going to have to be dealt with."