San­ders: Cardi B is smart, ‘deeply con­cerned’

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Cardi B is a huge Bernie San­ders sup­porter, and the Ver­mont sen­a­tor is more than okurrr with it.

On Thurs­day night’s episode of “Jimmy Kim­mel Live,” San­ders com­mented on an ar­ray of top­ics, rang­ing from the Mueller tes­ti­mony and health care to A$AP Rocky and Cardi B.

“I know her,” San­ders said of the “I Like It” rap­per. “We have talked on the phone on sev­eral oc­ca­sions. She is re­ally smart, and she is deeply con­cerned about what’s hap­pen­ing in this coun­try.”

When Kim­mel ex­pressed his sur­prise at the Grammy-win­ning artist’s po­lit­i­cal ac­tivism, San­ders was quick to shut it down, cit­ing her less-than-lux­u­ri­ous pre-fame days. Be­fore she topped the mu­sic charts, the Bronx na­tive worked as a strip­per to sup­port her­self.

“She comes from a hum­ble back­ground, “the 2020 pres­i­den­tial can­di­date said.

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