Tuesday | February 25, 2020

Sen. Tim Scott: Sanders' rivals face a 'make-or-break moment' in South Carolina debate

The rest of the Democratic field is "in trouble" if Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., can continue his winning streak in Saturday's South Carolina primary, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., predicted Tuesday.

Appearing on "America's Newsroom" with host Sandra Smith, Scott said that South Carolina is the "entire field's make-or-break moment."

"If you think about not only this Saturday but go to Super Tuesday where Texas and California represent about a third of what Bernie would need in order to become the nominee..." Scott mused. "If he has the momentum coming out of South Carolina ... My definition of momentum is if Joe Biden does not win by double digits, it's a loss for him and perhaps the end of his campaign."

"For Bernie," Scott continued, "you think about this: three weeks ago Biden had a 30-point lead in South Carolina. Bernie's numbers within the African-American community in South Carolina are up close to 50 percent from 2016."

"If that momentum continues, Katie bar the door," Scott stated.

Full article here.

By:  Julia Musto
Source: Fox News
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