Bernie Defends His Wealth: ‘If You Write A Bestselling Book, You Can Be A Millionaire Too’

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30:  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sanders and other members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives called for the reintroduction of a resolution “to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen” during the press conference. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sanders and other members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representati... WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 30: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol January 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. Sanders and other members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives called for the reintroduction of a resolution “to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen” during the press conference. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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April 10, 2019 7:59 a.m.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) finally plans to release ten years of tax returns before Monday, acknowledging that they will show he is a millionaire.

“I wrote a bestselling book,” he told the New York Times. “If you write a bestselling book, you can be a millionaire too.”

Sanders’ hesitancy to release his returns, especially as many of the other candidates have been transparent, has prompted some Trumpian comparisons.

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