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