- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

After some haggling over dates, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont are scheduled to participate in a Democratic presidential debate on April 14 in Brooklyn ahead of the April 19 New York primary.

CNN announced Monday evening the network will host the debate, to take place from 9-11 p.m. (EDT) at the Duggal Greenhouse at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

The Sanders campaign managed to get in a backhanded swipe at Mrs. Clinton in accepting an invitation to the debate.

“Fortunately, we were able to move a major New York City rally scheduled for April 14 to the night before,” said Sanders campaign spokesman Michael Briggs. “We hope the debate will be worth the inconvenience for thousands of New Yorkers who were planning to attend our rally on Thursday but will have to change their schedules to accommodate Secretary Clinton’s jam-packed, high-dollar, coast-to-coast schedule of fundraisers all over the country.”

The Clinton campaign had previously said that Mr. Sanders‘ camp had rejected several different dates they had proposed for the debate.

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