Bernie Sanders visiting Spartanburg, rally set in Greenville


(WSPA) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will visit Spartanburg and Greenville in the coming days.

Sanders’ campaign announced he will discuss education, criminal justice reform, poverty and other topics.

The Spartanburg event starts at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church on S. Church Street. Hosted by the S.C. Black Legislative Caucus, the event will focus on education, criminal justice reform and the expungement process, according to Sanders’ campaign.

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Sanders will participate in a poverty round table discussion at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the West End Community Development Center on Vardry Street in Greenville before heading to a rally.

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The rally is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at the Peace Center Amphitheater on W Broad Street in Greenville. 

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Events are free and open to the public.

People are encouraged to reserve advance tickets.

Sanders’ visit to the Upstate comes days after his town hall on Fox News Channel.

An estimated 2.55 million people watched the town hall.

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden will race against him in 2020.

Biden isn’t in the race.

CBS News reports Biden leading 24 Democratic presidential candidates in a recent survey. 

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