Israeli hawks attack Sanders on Gaza

Sanders tells ADL he knows he got his Gaza death toll number wrong.

Candidate notes he immediately accepted correction to much-inflated 10,000 figure in midst of controversial interview; campaign says his words were ‘distorted’

WASHINGTON — Three days after the New York Daily News published an audio and written transcript of its editorial board’s interview with Bernie Sanders, in which the Democratic presidential hopeful twice said he believed Israel killed “over 10,000” innocent Palestinian civilians in the 2014 Gaza War, the senator told an American Jewish leader that his figures had been inaccurate, noted that he had accepted a correction in the course of the interview, and reportedly added that he would “make every effort to set the record straight.”

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