Warren's Tax Plan Would Aim At The Ultra-Wealthy

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is pitching a wealth tax as she considers a run for president. She said Thursday night on MSNBC that under her plan, taxes would go up 2 percent for people who have more than $50 million, and 3 percent for people who have more than $1 billion.

Tufts University political science professor Jeff Berry joined Morning Edition to talk about it.

This segment aired on January 25, 2019.

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