Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders joked about being the last “old white man” in his potential cabinet — and then abruptly hushed reporters as they laughed at his joke.
“We will have a cabinet that looks like America, an administration that looks like America,” Sanders began, indicating that his administration would make diversity a priority. (RELATED: San Fran Restaurant Owner Says Bernie Sanders Lost His Vote: ‘He Was Just Rude’)
Sanders then made a joke at his own expense, adding, “Now I can guarantee you that there will be one old white guy there.” Sanders laughed with the reporters briefly before abruptly holding up his hand and interrupting them: “Hold it, please, please, you know?”
Bernie Sanders tells a joke then yells at the reporters for laughing.
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“It will be a cabinet that, when people look at it, they say, ‘You know what? This looks like what America looks like,'” he concluded.