Congresswoman Ilhan Omar suggested raising taxes as high as 90% in order to pay for the “Green New Deal.”
“There are a few things that we can do,” Rep. Omar said in an interview with “Through Her Eyes.” “One of them, is that we can increase the taxes that people are paying who are the extremely wealthy in our communities. So, 70 percent, 80 percent, we’ve had it as high as 90 percent. So, that’s a place we can start.”
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) calls for government to raise taxes up to “90%” on the top 1% to pay for the multi-trillion dollar programs Democrats want
Omar says “that’s a place we can start”
In the majority of states, to be in the top 1% of earners one has to make $300-500K per year pic.twitter.com/vlTsZ0PA2z
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) February 1, 2019
Anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) proposed an extreme tax rate on America’s top earners on Tuesday, suggesting that they pay up to “90 percent” in order to pay for the multi-trillion dollar programs that Democrats want.
Omar made the remarks during an interview on Yahoo News’ “Through Her Eyes” with women’s rights activist Zainab Salbi.
Salbi asked Omar how Democrats plan to pay for a “Green New Deal” and Medicare For All, which would cost $49 trillion over the next ten years and $32.6 trillion over the next 10 years, respectively.
“There are a few things that we can do,” Omar said. “One of them, is that we can increase the taxes that people are paying who are the extremely wealthy in our communities. So, 70 percent, 80 percent, we’ve had it as high as 90 percent. So, that’s a place we can start.”
“The one percent must pay their fair share,” Omar continued. More
I say they should do a trial run start with George Soros, Michael Bloomberg, and other Democratic donors. Then they can let us all know how it works out first.
There aren’t enough people who earn that kind of money. This will fall to the middle class and subsequently wipe out it completely out. Then there will only be the Uber Rich, the political class, and the poor. Guess which class the majority of Americans will fall into?