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stated on February 9, 2020 in a Facebook post
“This is a 1927 News Article showing America was sold to five Billionaires The Rothschild’s, Rockefellers, DuPont’s, Harriman’s and Warburg’s.”
stated on November 13, 2019 in a Facebook ad
"In America, there is a father who is holding down two jobs and paying more taxes than the richest 400 families in America."
stated on October 15, 2019 in a Democratic presidential debate
"People haven't had a raise -- 90 percent of Americans have not had a raise for 40 years."
stated on August 15, 2019 in a tweet
Says "wealthy people in Canada donate to hospitals" to get better health care treatment.
stated on June 26, 2019 in an opinion article
"The wealthiest three families now own more wealth than the bottom half of the country."
stated on June 19, 2019 in congressional testimony
"The typical black family in this country has one-tenth the wealth of the typical white family."
stated on April 24, 2019 in a radio interview
"We’re in a situation right now where 80% of the country is living paycheck to paycheck."
stated on April 2, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says President Barack Obama once said, "The American dream is to be Donald Trump"
stated on March 1, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says author J.K. Rowling was the first billionaire to fall off Forbes billionaire list because of charitable giving.
stated on February 18, 2019 in an interview
With the Trump tax law, "70 percent of the benefits went to the wealthiest 1 percent."
stated on January 29, 2019 in a tweet
"The top 0.1 percent ... own about the same wealth as 90 percent of America."
stated on January 27, 2019 in an interview on CBS
"Over 40 percent of the American people don't have $400 in the bank."
stated on January 5, 2019 in a meme
Says "the Rothschild family holds about 80 percent of the world’s total wealth" and has the ability to "literally feed, clothe and settle every man, woman and child on the planet if they wanted to."
stated on July 14, 2018 in a speech
"The three wealthiest people" own "more wealth than the bottom half of the American people."
stated on May 23, 2018 in a presentation at the State Democratic Convention
New York state has the "second highest millionaires tax in the nation."
stated on May 8, 2018 in an Austin American-Statesman news story
Says Austin has "been ranked repeatedly as one of the most, if not the most, economically segregated cities in the country."
stated on March 20, 2018 in her announcement to run for governor
"Since taking office, Andrew Cuomo has given massive tax breaks to corporations and the super rich."
stated on December 14, 2017 in a speech
On taxes, "if you go back and look 50 years ago, individuals paid about 7 percent of the total and corporations paid 5 percent. Fast forward 50 years: individuals still 7 percent, corporations (are) down to 2 percent."
Kelda Helen Roys
stated on December 1, 2017 in a tweet
"Under Trump’s new tax plan … 99.8% of Americans" get "not one nickel" in tax cuts.
stated on September 21, 2017 in a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.
"The six wealthiest people in the world (have) as much wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population, 3.7 billion people."