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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'far-right former governor' Scott Walker after he mischaracterizes her proposed tax hike on the superrich

Posted On: Jan 15, 2019   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'far-right former governor' Scott Walker after he mischaracterizes her proposed tax hike on the superrich

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's simplification of her proposal to hike taxes on the super-rich in a tweet on Tuesday.
Walker said he told a group of fifth graders that the policy amounted to their grandmother taking 70% of their $10 pocketmoney.
In a viral takedown, Ocasio-Cortez pointed out that the proposed marginal tax rate increase would only apply to the wealthiest Americans.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is playing offense on her proposal to hike taxes on the superrich.
In her latest attempt to clarify the policy - and counter conservative attacks on it - Ocasio-Cortez slammed Wisconsin's former Republican Gov. Scott Walker after he shot the proposal down with a simplistic joke.
In a Tuesday tweet, Walker said he told a group of fifth graders that Ocasio-Cortez's proposed 70% marginal tax rate on income over $10 million was akin to having 70% of their $10 in pocket money taken by their grandmother.
"'Imagine if you did chores for your grandma and she gave you...

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