Sanders' campaign says they have received two offers by television networks looking to air a Trump-Sanders debate
A supporter holds a poster of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a campaign event in San Pedro, California , U.S. May 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian, photo: Reuters/Kevork Djansezian
27 of May 2016 14:53:25
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump says he will wait to debate the official Democratic nominee, and not debate Bernie Sanders, calling the Democratic nominating process "totally rigged."[caption id="attachment_19714" align="alignright" width="300"] A flavored ice bar flies through the air before striking a woman (background) leaving a rally for Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in Fresno, California, U.S. May 27, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Noah Berger[/caption]Trump said in a statement Friday that "it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher," criticizing front-runner Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz as "crooked.""As much as I want to debate Bernie Sanders," Trump said, "I will wait to debate the first place finisher in the Democratic Party."But Sanders' campaign also released a statement reiterating its interest in debating the presumptive Republican nominee, saying the campaign has received two offers by television networks looking to air a Trump-Sanders debate."Both offers include a major contribution to charity," Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver said in a statement.