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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders inflates Trump tax plan benefits to billionaires

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Bernie Sanders inflates Trump tax plan benefits to billionaires

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., called President Donald Trump’s budget a massive transfer of wealth from working families, the elderly, children, the sick and the poor to the top 1 percent. "Why is it more important to give a $100 billion tax break to 3 of the wealthiest families than to feed, house and educate 15 million people?" Sanders tweeted May 25. See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com We decided to fact-check whether the Trump budget indeed bestows a $100 billion tax break on three of the wealthiest families in the United States. The accusation runs into trouble by …

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