Sanders Says Financial System ‘More Fragile’ Than Many Perceive

Bernie Sanders, in e-mail to supporters, restates call to break up large banks that he says are “too big to fail” and “creating an economy which is not sustainable from a moral, economic, or political perspective.”

  • Sanders, in seeking to build political e-mail list, asks supporters to sign petition in favor of his legislation S. 1206, the “Too Big To Fail, Too Big To Exist Act”
  • “Let’s be clear who we’re talking about: JPMorgan Chase,Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo,Morgan Stanley, and other institutions; they’re all too big to fail. So they must be broken up,” Sen. Sanders says in e-mail
  • NOTE: Sanders tied with Hillary Clinton in Iowa, according to RealClearPolitics average of recent polls; leads by 11.3ppts in RCP average of latest N.H. polls

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