Sen. Bernie Sanders during the 2016 US presidential campaign, taking selfies in Brooklyn, NY

US presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders doesn’t have any apps on his smartphone, Sanders said in an interview with The New York Times.
Sanders also said he doesn’t have an Amazon Prime membership — one of the most popular tech subscriptions among Americans.
He answered a question about tech security by deferring to “a woman in my office whose name is Melissa who drives me crazy and gets angry at me all the time.” Sanders said she “works on my phone and my iPad, my computer, as she does for the whole office.”
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US presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said his smartphone doesn’t have any apps. He doesn’t have an Amazon Prime membership, he said, and he hasn’t personally tweeted from his very popular Twitter account anytime recently.

As for digital security, he has a woman named Melissa for that.

“There is a woman in my office whose name is Melissa who drives me crazy and gets angry at me all the time,” Sanders said in a recent interview with The New York Times. “We take that issue very seriously, and she works on my phone and my iPad, my computer, as she does for the whole office.”

In a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times’ editorial board that was published this week, Sanders spoke to a variety of subjects on technology.

When asked outright if he personally has an Amazon Prime membership, Sanders flatly answered “no.”

Sanders has been a frequent critic of Amazon and its owner, billionaire Jeff Bezos. He pressured the company publicly to raise its minimum wage for workers to $15 per hour, which Amazon did, and he even introduced a bill explicitly going after Bezos — the “Stop BEZOS” bill.

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