Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday defended the Democratic-led efforts to oppose a Republican government funding bill as morally the right action to take.
“I think from a moral perspective it was the right thing to do. And that is to say to these 800,000 young people, we are not going to allow them to be subjected to deportation,” Sanders told CBS News’s Nancy Cordes on “Face the Nation.”
The government shut down for three days earlier this month after Democrats voted against a short-term funding measure because it did not include a fix for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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