Bernie Sanders' wealth tax won't pay for free medicare, tuition: Morici

Lester Mason
April 17, 2019

"When Baier polled the audience at the town hall - which was clearly supportive of Sanders throughout - most indicated they would support Sanders' health care plan, despite now having private insurance they would lose", Fox notes.

Warren's campaign says she will take questions from the audience in a town-hall setting.

"We pay for what we're proposing, unlike the President of the United States", he said, adding later: "In terms of Medicare for All, we are paying for that by eliminating as I said before, deductibles and premiums".

The Sanders campaign has not commented on Brock's plans to oppose his nomination. Still, even considering the temporal quality of anything and everything at this point in the cycle, Bernie Sanders woke up Monday morning and had himself a day. "I know trillion is kind of hard to get your arms around, but when you bring it down per taxpayer, we are talking more than a $20,000 increase in taxes".

President Trump has made dismantling the Affordable Care Act a top priority of his first two years in office, promising that "the Republican Party will soon be known as the party of health care".

According to returns provided by his campaign, Sanders and wife Jane's bottom line jumped from $240,622 in 2015, the year he launched his first White House bid, to $1,073,333 a year later, as the once-obscure lawmaker became a political sensation on the left and a bestselling author with royalties pouring in. The returns show Sanders and his wife, Jane, earned more than $1 million in total income in 2016 and 2017, wealth powered by book royalties that put the candidate in the company of the "millionaires" he often chides.

"It was a bestseller, it sold all over the world, and we made money".

"There's a growing realization that Sanders could end up winning this thing, or certainly that he stays in so long that he damages the actual victor", said Brock, who backed Hillary Clinton's failed presidential bids in 2008 and 2016. Sanders said to the moderators.

"Pfft, come on. I paid the taxes that I owe", Sanders shot back. By 2018, his wife, 69, was also taking Social Security, providing the couple with almost $52,000 for the year.

As a senator, Sanders has been required to release a financial disclosure statement, but the information in that is much more limited than the data in a tax return.

Senator Amy Klobuchar released 12 years of tax returns, showing that she and husband earned about $292,000 in 2017.

"If anyone thinks I should apologize for writing a best-selling book, I'm sorry, I'm not going to do it", he said.

Warren released 10 years of her tax returns last year and followed with an 11th year of released returns last week.

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