Bernie Sanders’ entire net worth is half of what Hillary Clinton was paid for Goldman Sachs speeches

Bernie’s entire net worth, accumulated over his 74 years of life, is less than half of what Hillary Clinton made just in her speeches to Goldman Sachs. In 2013, Bernie’s net worth was estimated to be $330,000 — making him among the least wealthy U.S. Senators in the country.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: the99percenters.freeforums.net

Sanders: U.S. multinationals would owe $620 billion on overseas profits

Getting companies to pay more in taxes is one of the pillars of Bernie Sanders’ plans for America. The extra revenue plays a key role in everything from universal health care, to tuition-free college, to rebuilding the nation’s aging water mains, bridges and highways. How much does he think is there? “The largest U.S. companies would owe $620 billion in U.S. taxes on the cash they store in tax havens,” Sanders tweeted April 6, 2016. That’s a fair chunk of change, and we thought we’d see if it held up. By the way, there’s no single definition of a tax haven

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.politifact.com