WATCH: 'Morning Joe' Panel Lauds Bernie Sanders' Role in Civil Rights Movement

'I thought that when John Lewis, and some of those civil rights icons went after Bernie Sanders, saying 'we didn't see him,' I thought that was a cheap shot.'

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Short transcript:

Joe ScarboroughThis is not a guy who was sitting around doing nothing during the civil rights movement. Maybe he wasn't fighting in the deep South, but he was fighting in Chicago.

Mika Brzezinski: You don't see any of his position or policies that don't have decades behind them, backing them up. Clearly with no convolution.

John Heileman: I thought that when John Lewis, and some of those civil rights icons... went after Bernie Sanders... saying 'we didn't see him,' I thought that was kind of a cheap shot.