Brendan Smialowski, a photojournalist for Agence France-Press, said that he didn't like the photo's composition — but he was envious of the senator's mittens.
The Vermont senator's practical inauguration style inspired some hilarious memes and superimposed photos.
The senator, who wore massive mittens and cradled a Manila envelope, looked like he was just running an everyday errand.
Sanders predicted almost exactly what the president would do in an interview with 'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon last month.
In her Democratic convention speech, the congresswoman spoke of the need to “recognise and repair the wounds of racial injustice, colonisation, misogyny and homophobia.”
“The thing is, honey, you don’t need the Democrats to make you look bad, you make your own self look bad,” the rapper said of Trump’s habit of blaming others.
The senator had a series of poor showings in Democratic primaries around the country, ending hopes for a progressive challenger to President Donald Trump.
Bernie Sanders, his top rival for the Democratic nomination, said he would choose a female running mate "in all likelihood."
He said he is looking forward to debating Joe Biden one-on-one on Sunday.
These are the first campaign events that have been impacted by the outbreak.