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Mike Opelka blasts 'barking' Bernie Sanders for his 'hypocrisy' with respect to Russia allegations

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 07: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) walks to the Senate Chamber for a vote February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted to confirm Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos, with a historic tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

On "Pure Opelka" Thursday night, TheBlaze Radio host Mike Opelka discussed former presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) remarks about the alleged connection between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and the Russian government. Earlier on Thursday, Sanders had joined CNN’s Wolf Blitzer to discuss the possible collusion between Trump and Russia.

"Trump has received we believe, and this has to be investigated, significant financial support from people in Russia," Sanders says.

"Do you believe, senator, there was collusion?" Blitzer asked.

Sanders replied that an investigation needed to occur on that point. When pressed as to whether Sanders had seen any any "hard evidence" of collusion, he replied, "No, I have not."

Opelka wondered why the Democrats are spending so much time focusing on this issue if they have seen no proof. "Bernie, why weren't you this interested in how your own party screwed you out of the nomination? Why didn't you demand investigations there? This is the hypocrisy. This is where it all comes down to it's not about Bernie being the independent thinker that all those people thought he was. He's ultimately a party policy guy."

To see more from Mike, visit his channel on TheBlaze and listen live to “Pure Opelka” weekdays 7–10 p.m. ET and Saturdays 6–9 a.m. ET, only on TheBlaze Radio Network.

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