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Bernie Sanders is ready to negotiate with Donald Trump

 (Associated Press)
(Associated Press)

Sen. Bernie Sanders traveled the country campaigning against Donald Trump, but that doesn't mean he doesn't see some areas where they can work together. 

In a speech on Wednesday at George Washington University, the former presidential candidate ran through a list of campaign promises he hopes Trump will fulfill. 

Reinstating the Glass-Steagall banking rules? “I look forward to working with him," Sanders said.

How about new investment in infrastructure? “That’s what we look forward to seeing from you," he said. 

Sanders, a longtime independent, was elevated to the Democrats' leadership team in the U.S. Senate this week. 

"If those promises turn out to be hollow …. we will not only oppose his economic policies, we will expose the hypocrisy,” he said.

Sanders also demanded that Trump reverse his decision to hire Stephen K. Bannon as his chief strategist in the White House. The appointment of Bannon has drawn criticism from Jewish and Muslim groups and praise from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke and neo-Nazis.

"The president of the United States should not have a racist by his side," Sanders said. 

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