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Bernie Sanders – Sanders: Trump would allow states to lower the minimum wage

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Sanders: Trump would allow states to lower the minimum wage

Donald Trump is a huge fan of the word "huge." At the Democratic convention, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders relished the chance to turn the word against the GOP nominee. "While Donald Trump believes in huge tax breaks — huuuuge tax breaks  — for billionaires, he believes that states should actually have the right to lower the minimum wage below $7 and a quarter," Sanders said. Trump’s stance on the federal minimum wage – it’s currently $7.25 – has been a moving target, and we’ve done our best to track it. Sanders’ charge lines up most closely with what Trump said …

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