Sen. Elizabeth Warren Elizabeth Ann WarrenOcasio-Cortez, Markey to Reveal the "Green New Deal" Law "Medicare for All" Shares You Share Budowsky: Dems Can Win a 2020 Landslide MER (D- Mass., Which announced a survey committee for president last month, defended its new proposal that would create tax on the nation's highest earnings.
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"What I want is that I want these billionaires to stop being freeloaders. I want them to get their fair share. This is how we do a system that not only works for the rich and powerful but works for us. All. "
Warren, who is one of several progressive candidates who is probably seeking the democratic nomination in 2020, proposed an" ultra millionaire tax, "this weekend for those with a net worth exceeding $ 50 million.
"All I'm asking for is a little off the tippy, tippy top. A slice that would increase – and this is the shocking part, Jim – about $ 2.75 trillion over the next 10 years," she said Thursday "There is money we need so that every child in this country has a decent kindergarten, has the option of pre-K, has the opportunity of a decent school."
Warren has come back against criticism of Michael Bloomberg's plan and Howard Schultz, two billionaire businessmen who consider democratic and independent presidential respectively
What is "ridiculous" is billionaires who believe they can buy the presidency to keep the system rigged for themselves while the opportunity goes away for everyone else. , 1%, who would pay my #UltraMillionaireTax owns about the same wealth as 90% of America. It's time for change. Https://t.co/D04G5fNvpa
– Elizabeth Warren (@ ewarren) January 29, 2019
"We have seen that mill Iardians stand up and say, "Look, I will run for president. And one of the first planks in my plan is going to be no new taxes for billionaires, "she said Thursday.
Warren's tax proposal comes as Sen. Kamala Harris Kamala Devi HarrisOcasio-Cortez, Markey uncover the "Green New Deal" legislation & # 39; Medicare for all & # 39; opens you division Congress Black Caucus faces tough decision on Harris, Booker MORE (D-Calif.), who announced this month's presidential campaign and Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernard (Bernie) Sanders & # 39; Medicare for All & # 39; opens you Division Overnight Defense – Presented by Raytheon – Trump blasts intel officials as "passive and naive" | Legislators resume Yemen armed forces resolution | Dems press the Pentagon to restore the climate problem | VA proposes new rules for private health services The curious case of Kamala and the black vote MORE (I-Vt.), which many considered a likely candidate, introduced their own tax plans in front of a fight to the right to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.