Bernie Sanders has requested a meeting with the President, in the White House, on Thursday. Obama “thanked Sanders for energizing millions of Americans with his commitment to issues…” Sanders is going home to Vermont before his meeting with the President. Sanders officials have said that he has no intention of talking with Clinton.
President Obama will meet with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at the White House Thursday after Hillary Clinton wrapped up the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday with a string of convincing primary victories.
The White House said Sanders requested the meeting after Obama called both Democratic candidates late Tuesday. A statement from the White House said Obama “thanked Senator Sanders for energizing millions of Americans with his commitment to issues like fighting economic inequality and special interests’ influence on our politics.”
Obama did not formally endorse Clinton in the…