Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate, admitted Tuesday that he is a part of the millionaire class.
But Sanders himself is now a millionaire, he acknowledged to The New York Times.
“I wrote a best-selling book,” he told the paper. “If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too.”
Sanders also pledged to release 10 years of his tax returns within the coming week.
“April 15 is coming,” Sanders told the Times. “We wanted to release 10 years of tax returns. April 15, 2019, will be the 10th year, so I think you will see them.”
“Are we comfortable to see a huge increase in millionaires and billionaires but have more people living in poverty than ever? I know I’m not,” he wrote in a December 2016 tweet.
Sanders also previously criticized President Donald Trump for having millionaires and billionaires in his cabinet.
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