Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday pushed back against criticism he received after saying this week that he is a millionaire.
“I didn’t know that it was a crime to write a good book, which turned out to be a best-seller,” the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd in Gary, Ind.
“I don’t apologize for writing a book that was No. 3 on The New York Times best-seller [list],” he added but reiterated his belief in a “progressive tax system which demands that the wealthiest people in this country finally start paying their fair share in taxes.”
“If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too,” he told the New York Times.
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