Financial disclosure documents revealed Sanders made more than $1 million in both 2017 and 2018, chiefly from book royalties for Our Revolution in 2016 and the young-adult adaptation Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution in 2017.
"I wrote a best-selling book", he declared. He added, "If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire too". I suppose if you want to make yourself look a little bit more handsome, work on that nose or your ears, they can do that. Sanders, who has been under pressure to release his full tax returns, rejected comparisons to President Trump.
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Bernie Sanders, now a top contender for the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency next year, is not a man usually associated with wealth.
"Not being a billionaire, not having investments in Saudi Arabia, wherever he has investments, all over the world, mine will be a little bit more boring", Sanders said. Sanders released his 2014 tax return showing that he earned just over $200,000. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Sen.
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At the start of the month, the Democratic chair of the House Ways and Means Committee requested Trump release his tax returns, using an arcane law.
Sanders - whose trademark on the campaign trail is his attacks on the "millionaires" and the "billionaires" - consistently ranked among the least wealthy members of the Senate. His most recent book, "Where We Go From Here", was published previous year.More news: Jurgen Klopp 'apologises' for his use of Jordan Henderson as No