Will fund it using a tax o n Wall Street; bill is modeled on plan Sanders worked out with Biden during the campaign
By GEOFF EARLE
DEPUTY U.S. POLITICAL EDITOR FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a bill Wednesday to make college tuition completely free for families earning less than $125,000 per year – paid for by a tax on Wall Street transactions that would haul in $2.4 trillion over a decade.
Sanders has introduced similar legislation for years, and touted it as a presidential candidate for the Democratic nomination. This time, his proposal comes with Democrat Joe Biden in the White House – and following negotiations of a Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force meant to bring wings of the party together after a divisive 2020 primary.
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