The Week in Review
On Monday, Senator Sanders sent a letter to the United States’ chief trade representative, asking him to make permanent an exemption that gives people in developing countries access to life-saving medicine. In a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday, he slammed pharmaceutical companies that make huge profits by charging Americans the highest prices for prescription drugs in the world. Sanders called for common-sense gun safety reform after a shooting at a community college in Oregon Thursday.
Sanders Proposes Tax on Billionaires
Sen. Sanders introduced legislation intended to reduce wealth inequality by increasing estate tax rates on the top three-tenths of one percent, while eliminating loopholes that have allowed the wealthiest Americans to avoid billions in taxes.
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