Elizabeth Warren Elevates Beef with Wealthy, Rolls Out ‘Billionaire Tears’ Mugs

Breitbart | 11/14/2019 | Staff
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-MA) campaign took its beef with the wealthy a step further, rolling out $25 “Billionaire Tears” mugs on the presidential hopeful’s campaign website.

Warren has made billionaires her target in recent weeks, arguing in favor of a “wealth tax.” She claims it could fund universal childcare, free college, the cancellation of student debt, and “much more,” as detailed by her latest campaign ad, which demonizes billionaires.

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Her proposal, dubbed the “Ultra-Millionaire Tax,” imposes a two percent tax on individuals with over $50 million in assets. It goes up to three percent for those with more than $1 billion in assets, although Warren has floated raising the percentage on billionaires, asking them to “pitch in six cents on each dollar of net worth above $1 billion” to help fund her $52 trillion Medicare for All plan.

While she has not taken her rhetoric as far as her ideological similar Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who said that billionaires “should not exist,” she has upped her target of the group in recent weeks.

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Her campaign recently rolled out $25 “Billionaire Tears” mugs, cheekily urging supporters to “savor a warm, slightly salty beverage of your choice in this union-made mug as you contemplate all the good a wealth tax could do”:

The description reads:

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In November 2019, billionaire and former Goldman Sachs executive Leon Cooperman (who as recently as 2017 settled with the SEC on insider-trading charges) was brought to tears on live television while discussing the prospect that a President Elizabeth...
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