CHICAGO -- On this pre-St. Patrick's Day weekend in Chicago and just days before the Illinois primary, Senator Bernie Sanders made a Chicago appearance. He criticized his opponent Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump's failed rally in Chicago Friday night and how Mayor Emanuel is handling the Chicago public school crisis.
Sanders began by saying he didn't want Emanuel's endorsement and called the Mayor's record "disastrous." He condemned the mayor's decision to let CPS borrow from Goldman Sachs, the same company Sanders says supports the Clinton campaign.
Sanders continued with the parallel calling the school funding deal "toxic" and says the city should sue the financial giant for fraud. But, he says students and teachers will be the ones to suffer. Sanders stood with community leaders and educational activists condemning the way legislative leaders are handling the budget crisis.
And regarding the Trump rally that was shut down Friday night at UIC, Sanders call Trump's entire campaign "insulting."
Sanders told the group if there's a high voter turnout on Tuesday, he's confident he'll win Illinois.