Senator Sanders

Exxon Mobil, Bank of America, GE and other giant corporations paid no U.S. taxes despite billions in profits. In fact, they pocketed big IRS refunds.  As congressional leaders and the White House haggled over how many billions of dollars to cut spending on programs for working families, Bernie tried to broaden the debate. He compiled a top-10 list of tax dodging corporations.  It’s a scandal, Bernie told colleagues today. “We have a deficit problem. It has to be addressed, but it cannot be addressed on the backs of the sick, the elderly, the poor, young people, and the most vulnerable in this country.  The wealthiest people and the largest corporations in this country have got to contribute.”
Watch Bernie’s Senate floor speech on his top-10 list »


Listen to Bernie talk about corporate tax evaders with radio host Ed Schultz »