Bernie Sanders On Scalia: ‘I Differed’ With Him, But ‘He Was Brilliant’

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February 13, 2016 7:19 p.m.

This story has been updated.

The Republicans weren’t alone in memorializing Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) acknowledging that while they didn’t always agree, Scalia was “brilliant.”

Here’s the full statement from Sanders:

While I differed with Justice Scalia’s views and jurisprudence, he was a brilliant, colorful, and outspoken member of the Supreme Court. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his colleagues who mourn his passing.”

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