Bernie Sanders Calls Out CEO Tax Dodgers over Deficit, Hypocrisy

‘The last thing we need to do is listen to these deficit increasing CEOs’

Senator Bernie Sanders called out a group of the top US CEOs Thursday in a new report revealing top corporate tax dodgers in the US and urged those dodgers to ‘look in the mirror’ for the causes of America’s ballooning deficit. The report followed a joint statement issued Thursday morning by the top 80 US CEOs, pleading to Congress for a deficit reduction plan that would include cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, and a decrease in taxes “for the top 2%.”

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) (WDCpix) The report Top Corporate Tax Dodgers outlines individual CEO income and tax information, exploring the vast amounts of tax avoidance from the members of the group who today urged congress to avoid the ‘fiscal cliff’ budget, through their telling new plan.

October 25, 2012 by Common Dreams

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