MSNBC: Sanders Campaign Is ‘Willing’ To Tie Up Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

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NBC News Senior White House Correspondent Chris Jansing says that the Bernie Sanders campaign is willing to tie up the Democratic National Convention because Hillary Clinton’s campaign isn’t giving them “respect.”

Appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Monday, Jansing said that the Sanders campaign doesn’t “quite understand why they frankly aren’t getting a little more respect from what they feel are the Clinton folks in terms of what’s going to happen at the national convention.”

Noting the chaotic Nevada Democratic Convention from this past weekend, where Sen. [crscore]Barbara Boxer[/crscore] was booed, Jansing said, “There is a lot of discontent among the Sanders people who feel like they’re not getting the respect they think they deserve. And they’re continuing to come out to support him.” (RELATED: Chaos At Nevada Democratic Convention As Bernie Fans Boo Barbara Boxer [VIDEO])

Host Mika Brzezinski asked if it “could get messy” if the Sanders campaign was willing to go all the way through the convention, to which Jansing noted her conversation with Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver where she said, “In his most pointed language, he said to me, ‘Look, we need 25 percent to be able to get some of these issues out for a wider floor vote, and it could really tie things up, and if we don’t feel like we’re being respected, if we don’t feel like we’re being treated the way we should, that’s something we’re willing to do.'”

“So some of the strongest language I’ve heard from anybody atop his campaign, talking about what they’re willing to do at the national convention.”

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