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Hillary Clinton: Says Bernie Sanders "was against the auto bailout" and "voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | In Michigan, Hillary Clinton says Bernie Sanders ‘was against the auto bailout’

Sen. Bernie Sanders didn’t support the bailout that saved the auto industry, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said of her opponent ahead of the primary in Michigan, a state built on the auto business. "He was against the auto bailout," Clinton said at a March 6 CNN debate in Flint, Mich. "In January of 2009, President-elect Obama asked everybody in the Congress to vote for the bailout. The money was there and had to be released in order to save the American auto industry and 4 million jobs and to begin the restructuring. We had the best year that …

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