Robert Reich, former secretary of labor, formerly announces endorsement for Bernie Sanders

Robert Reich

This is one of the endorsement we’ve been waiting for!

Robert Reich, who worked in the Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter administrations and was Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, endorsed Bernie Sanders on Twitter Friday evening.

The economist and author has written in support of Sanders and his economic plans, calling Hillary Clinton‘s proposals too modest, but previously stopped short of officially endorsing Sanders.

In a statement posted to Facebook, Reich wrote: “I have the deepest respect and admiration for Hillary Clinton, and if she wins the Democratic primary I’ll work my heart out to help her become president. But I believe Bernie Sanders is the agent of change this nation so desperately needs.”

A few hours later, Robert elaborated on Facebook:

I endorse Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. He’s leading a movement to reclaim America for the many,…

Posted by Robert Reich on Friday, February 26, 2016

H/T TheHill

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