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Bernie Sanders makes classy move at DNC in support of Hillary Clinton

‘I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee’: Bernie Sanders at DNC
WATCH ABOVE; ‘I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee’: Bernie Sanders at DNC

Like many relationships, Bernie Sanders‘ and Hillary Clinton‘s could be described as complicated.

But in the end Sanders, who went head-to-head with Clinton for the Democratic nomination, voiced his support for the woman who will be the first to run for president of the United States for a major party.

READ MORE: DNC apologizes to Bernie Sanders for ‘inexcusable remarks made over email’

Sanders took the mic at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Tuesday after all the votes had been cast and Clinton had officially earned the nomination. He made a speech, hoping to push for party unity, as the crowd chanted his name.

“I move that the convention suspend the procedural rules, I move that all votes, all votes cast by delegates be reflected in the official record,” Sanders said.

“And I move that Hillary Clinton be selected as the nominee for the Democratic Party for president of the United States.”

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VIDEO: Bernie Sanders thanks supporters; says Clinton needs to be president

After Sanders spoke, some of his supporters in the crowd could be seen in tears. The “Bernie-or-bust” movement has emerged with many Sanders supporters refusing to support Clinton as the Democratic nominee.

READ MORE: Sanders supporter Sarah Silverman: ‘To the Bernie or bust people, you’re being ridiculous’

After he spoke, Clinton tweeted a clip of Sanders’ speech with the caption, “Stronger together.”

WATCH: Bernie Sanders loyalists and Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein held a protest on Tuesday outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Angry Bernie Sanders supporters join others in protests outside DNC
Angry Bernie Sanders supporters join others in protests outside DNC

There was some talk Clinton might choose Sanders to be her vice presidential running mate in the election, however that job has been given to Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine.

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Clinton will take on Republican nominee Donald Trump; Americans will head to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8.