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Braddock Mayor Fetterman Shifts Support From Sanders To Clinton

PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA/CBS News) - Braddock Mayor John Fetterman was a strong Bernie Sanders supporter, but he now supports Hillary Clinton.

He told the "KDKA Morning News" why is putting all of his support behind Clinton.

"You have the choice of somebody like Hillary Clinton versus someone like Donald Trump...there really is only once choice and that's Hillary Clinton," he said. "I understand there are a lot of the Bernie [Sanders] supporters who are disappointed, but to sit this one out is the equivalent of voting for Donald Trump."

A new CBS News/New York Times Poll say the race for president is tied. Hillary Clinton led Donald Trump by six points in June, but now they are dead even, each getting the support of 40 percent of registered voters nationwide.

Fetterman also addressed the trust issues some have with Clinton. He says that Clinton was not formally charged after an investigation into the former Secretary of State's use of a private email server and, "Secretary Clinton herself acknowledged she would've done thinks differently."

When it comes to Trump, Fetterman says, "Everything about Donald Trump is un-presidential."

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