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Hillary Clinton: Says Sen. Bernie Sanders has called President Barack Obama "weak. He's called him a disappointment."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Did Bernie Sanders call President Barack Obama ‘weak’ and ‘a disappointment’?

In one of the more heated exchanges of the Democratic presidential debate in Wisconsin, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders of having shown too little loyalty to President Barack Obama. Clinton said, "In the past, (Sanders) has called (Obama) weak. He’s called him a disappointment." For emphasis, she later repeated the charge that Sanders had used the words "weak" and "disappointment." But did he? We found lots of examples of Sanders prodding Obama to take a more aggressively liberal approach to governing, and we have previously found some truth to the charge that Sanders had tried to find someone to …

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