Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders on target saying 3 richest have as much wealth as bottom half of all Americans

The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Bernie Sanders on target saying 3 richest have as much wealth as bottom half of all Americans

In an opinion article he wrote for the Wall Street Journal, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., called for an end to "corporate socialism" and made a claim about wealth inequality. "The wealthiest three families now own more wealth than the bottom half of the country, and they will do everything they can to block our agenda," wrote Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. The latest-available data back up his statement, and it appears the gap is widening. The figures A note about wealth, before we dig in: Many Americans make a good income, …

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