Tesla CEO Elon Musk alone has raked in more than $150 billion since the onset of the pandemic, an “eye-popping” wealth surge of well over 600%.
Sanders noted “the incredible amount of money that the powerful special interests of this country are spending trying to defeat Nina” thru donors “with long histories of support for Republican candidates.”
Those with employer-sponsored private insurance were more likely to report poor access to health care, higher costs and far less satisfaction with overall care.
“It does not make a lot of sense to me that we would provide billions of dollars to a company owned by the wealthiest guy in America,” Sanders quipped.
“The Pentagon and the military industrial complex have been plagued by a massive amount of waste, fraud and financial mismanagement for decades. That is absolutely unacceptable,” Sanders said.
The senator’s call came after Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip killed another 42 Palestinians early on Sunday, bringing the death toll since last week closer to 200.
The report urges support for a bill introduced by Bernie Sanders, called the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, which would incentivize companies to narrow the pay gap.
“We can no longer tolerate the American people paying, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs,” said Sanders.
Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled legislation that would restore the U.S. corporate tax rate to 35%.
“Staffers were so concerned about the ‘unnecessarily antagonistic’ tone that a security engineer filed a suspicious activity report.”