Pence says US-Canada relationship has ‘never been stronger’

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that President Donald Trump is a “great friend of the Canadian people” and that the U.S.-Canada relationship has “never been stronger,” less than a year after Trump assailed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in unprecedented attacks on America’s longtime ally.

Sanders: Democrats must ‘do the opposite’ of Trump

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Reasserting himself as a leading voice in Democratic politics, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday called on the political party to work harder to convince people of all races, regions and income levels that liberal policies will help them.

“Our job is to do exactly the opposite of what Trump is trying to do. He is trying to divide us,” Sanders told scores of high-profile supporters at an intimate gathering in Vermont’s largest city. He continued: “Our job is to bring people together around a strong progressive agenda.”

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