Trump Supporter Calls Out Sanders' Wealth During Town Hall Confrontation

A supporter of US President Donald Trump confronted Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a town hall meeting in Burlington, Iowa, on December 14, accusing Sanders of being hypocritical.

When handed a microphone, ostensibly to ask a question, the man began by saying, “Mister Donald Trump, keep going man. You’re doing a good job.”

Addressing Sanders, the man said, “I don’t agree with anything you say… I voted for you in 2016. I’ve been to Vietnam and seen what socialism has done. It’s destroyed my wife’s country.”

He goes on to talk about the use of concentration camps in socialist countries before the audio feed from his microphone is cut.

“I’m sick and tired of you lying,” the man goes on to say in this video from the Sanders campaign. “Because you’re wealthy. You… two and a half million dollars.” The man is referring to reports on Sanders’ personal wealth.

Sanders at this point tries to move the conversation on, saying anyone is entitled to raise a view point. “Just don’t disrupt the meeting,” Sanders says to applause before moving to the next question from the audience. Credit: Bernie Sanders via Storyful