Sanders campaign suspends 2 more aides over data breach

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Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign suspended two more staffers pending the investigation into the data breach of private Hillary Clinton donor information, ABC News reports campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Saturday.

A firewall glitch in the Democratic National Committee's voter database allowed four Sanders staffers to access and download the information Wednesday. The Sanders campaign fired data director Josh Uretsky on Thursday evening, and regained access to the database after a spat with the DNC on Friday.

Sanders personally apologized to Clinton for the incident at Saturday's debate in New Hampshire.

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"Yes, I apologize," he said when prodded by ABC's David Muir. "Not only do I apologize, I want to apologize to my supporters. This is not the kind of campaign that we run. If I find anybody else involved in this, they will be fired."

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