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Cardi B and Bernie Sanders have formed an unlikely alliance a year before the 2020 election, and the rapper took to Instagram on Tuesday (Aug. 13) to share a snippet of an interview she did with the Democratic presidential hopeful.

In the video, the Bronx rapper asks the Vermont senatory about wages and recalls a time before she was famous, when she "felt like no matter how many jobs I got, I wasn’t able to make any means."

Sanders then praised Cardi for hitting the issue right on the nose, explaining that he proposed legislation that would raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour. He also suggested that as a country, we need to make it easier for workers to join unions so that they can "make a decent living."

"So I know this is long over due but here it is," Cardi wrote alongside the video. "A couple of weeks ago I asked my followers if you all had the chance to ask a Democratic candidate a question, what would that question be? The topic that was mentioned the most by all of you was about raising MINIMUM WAGE. I got the chance to ask @berniesanders about this, and these are his answers. Keep sending your questions, we will be addressing more of these soon!"

Watch the clip here.


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