Sanders To California Delegates: ‘Easy To Boo’ But Harder To Have Prez Trump

File-This June 23, 2016, file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., addressing supporters in New York. Sanders says he’ll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont’s law. Individual senators can put a hold on legislation, blocking it from coming up for debate unless backers can muster 60 votes. The Vermont independent says he prepared to resort to that tactic.(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
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July 26, 2016 10:18 a.m.

After the first day of the Democratic convention was frequently interrupted by delegates for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) protesting calls to unify behind Hillary Clinton, the Vermont senator told his supporters Tuesday that their jeers would not stop a Donald Trump presidency.

During a breakfast meeting with California delegates, attendees booed when Sanders said that they need to elect Clinton and defeat Trump. The senator then told the crowd that their jeers aren’t helpful.

“It is easy to boo, but it’s harder to look your kids in the face who would be living under Donald Trump,” he said.

Sanders went on to call Trump “a demagogue who does not believe in the Constitution of the United States.”

“That is dangerous stuff. So our job is to do two things. It is to defeat Trump, it is to elect Clinton. But it is not to end on Election Day,” he said.

During a morning event held by Bloomberg Politics, Sanders said he hoped his supporters would “accept the reality” that Clinton will be the Democratic nominee.

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