SPRINGFIELD,Va. (WDVM) — Presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) held a rally at the St. James Sports, Wellness and Entertainment Complex in Springfield, Va. on Saturday.
Thousands of people filled the St. James Sports, Wellness and Entertainment Complex.
“He’s gonna help us from the White House but he’s not gonna do it himself. He says all the the time not me, us. Us, in this room. In rooms just like this all across the country. We’re the one that are gonna do that. And we’re gonna do that by fighting for medicare for all. We’re gonna do that by fighting for housing for all, ” said a supporter.
“So I believe that we will win on Tuesday. I believe we will win Virginia. I believe that we will win South Carolina. I believe we’re gonna win Minnesota. I believe we’re going to win Massachusetts. And I believe we’re going to win this election in November,” said Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN).
Sanders took the stage in front of thousands at his rally.
Sanders stressed how is campaign is for the working class, by the working class.
Supporters from a diverse range of age, gender and ethnicity were in attendance.
“All across this country, teachers who love the kids, who are motivated by doing well by our children. And I want the best and the brightest on college campuses all over this country to say with pride “we’re gonna become teachers”. And that is why we’re gonna raise the salary of teachers to at least $60,000 a year,” said Sanders.