Here’s why ‘Crazy Bernie Sanders’ was trending on Twitter

Earlier today on Twitter I saw that “crazy Bernie Sanders” was trending but I didn’t notice why that was until right now – here’s the reason:

Yup. People were tweeting “Crazy Bernie Sanders” to highlight the report that he and his wife were lawyering up in expectation of the investigation into her alleged bank fraud.

From Politico:

Investigative reporters had been breaking stories about a federal investigation into allegations that the senator’s wife, Jane Sanders, had committed fraud in obtaining bank loans for the now defunct Burlington College, and that Sanders’s Senate office had weighed in.

Sanders had never responded to questions about the case, but he took the bait this time. Briefly.

“Well, as you know,” he said, “it would be improp— this implication came from Donald Trump’s campaign manager in Vermont. Let me leave it at that, because it would be improper at this point for me to say anything more.”

And more…

Sanders and his wife have been trying to ignore the federal investigation since reporters for VTDigger, an online publication, confirmed the FBI’s involvement in April. The original request for an investigation into the potential bank fraud did indeed come from Brady Toensing, an attorney who chaired Trump’s Vermont campaign, and whose January 2016 letter to the U.S. attorney for Vermont put federal agents on the trail. (Toensing, in an email to Politico Magazine, notes, “The investigation was started more than a year ago under President Obama, his Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and his United States Attorney, all of whom are Democrats.”)

Now, Senator Sanders and his wife are taking the case more seriously. Jeff Weaver, Sanders’ longtime top political adviser who heads Sanders’ political organization, Our Revolution, confirms to Politico Magazine that Bernie and Jane Sanders have lawyered up. The couple has retained Rich Cassidy, a well-connected Burlington attorney and Sanders devotee, and Larry Robbins, the renowned Washington-based defense attorney who has represented I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby and disgraced former Rep. Bill Jefferson, to represent Jane Sanders in the matter.

What is odd is that Bernie was on “Meet the Press” with Chuck Todd, but guess what?! NOT ONE QUESTION ABOUT BANK FRAUD.

I know I know, it’s cliched now, but imagine if this had been a Republican – there’s NO WAY they would have let him get away without hammering him on the allegations. But in this case, sleepy Chuck Todd just wanted to bash the Hillary wing of the Democrat party instead.

And this is just perfect because people are sick of loser Hillary Clinton and turning to the far left progressive wing of the party with Bernie – and he’s under investigation!! Fun times…

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