If I’m not mistaken, you’re referring to economists’ support of Bernie’s wall street reform plan…
Michelle Toth

But that 5 percent estimate isn’t from the Sanders team. It’s from an unaffiliated economist. The Sanders plan is not based on the idea of 5 percent growth; it’s just that an economist has said it will result in 5 percent growth, and then Sanders was criticized for failing to distance himself from that claim. That’s very very different from what is being argued in this Medium piece, which claims that Sanders promised 5 percent growth and needs it to fulfill his promises.