DECISION 2020: Bernie Sanders campaigns with AOC in Council Bluffs

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will join Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders at an event Friday evening, Nov. 8, 2019, in Council Bluffs. (Photos by NRKbeta / Flickr // AFGE)
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COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) -- Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is making a campaign stop Friday evening in Council Bluffs.

Crowds gathered for the 6 p.m. event at Iowa Western Community College, hearing live music and community leaders ahead of the lawmakers.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took the stage about 6:40 p.m., talking to supporters before introducing the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential hopeful.

Sanders on Thursday released his plan, titled "A Welcoming and Safe America for All," which focuses on immigration issues, from reform to DACA to deportations, and more.