Yang, who supported Sanders himself in 2016, has described the Vermont senator as a “hero” and “a role model.”
This site is protected by recaptchaBoth Yang and Sanders pitch themselves as outsiders with plans for big, systemic change.
The Yang campaign even nabbed the media firm that helped Sanders raise his profile in the last cycle.
But Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir is confident voters will trust Sanders as the candidate who can beat President Donald Trump and make change happen.
“Broadly speaking, we are not concerned,” a member of the Sanders campaign told NBC News.