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Bernie Sanders: "(Flint, Mich., is) paying three times more for poison water than I am paying in Burlington, Vt., for clean water."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Bernie Sanders has a point: Water in Flint much more expensive than in Burlington

Sen. Bernie Sanders said during a Democratic presidential debate in Flint, Mich., that government officials have added insult to injury by charging citizens astronomical utility rates for lead-tainted water. An audience member who lives in Flint asked both Sanders and Democratic primary opponent Hillary Clinton what they would do to help Flint’s residents regain their trust in government. Sanders called the state response "a disgrace beyond belief" and said that if he were president, the federal government would take over when a state is incapable of resolving such a crisis. The first place he would start is with dealing with …

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