Sanders: 'Damn right' I'll make the large corporations pay 'fair share of taxes'

Sanders: 'Damn right' I'll make the large corporations pay 'fair share of taxes'
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren embraces Thiel label: 'Good' Sanders slams decision not to charge officer who killed Eric Garner Cardi B says voters let Bernie Sanders down MORE (I-Vt.), who launched his second campaign for president earlier this month, vowed Monday to make sure large corporations pay their fair share in taxes. 

"Am I going to demand that the wealthy and large corporations start paying their fair share of taxes?" Sanders asked during a CNN town hall event. "Damn right, I will."
 
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Sanders made the comments in response to a question about how he would fund massive social programs such as "Medicare for all." 
 
"Health care is a right, making sure our kids get a higher eduction is a right. That's going to cost money," Sanders, who ran against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhy Trump's bigoted tropes won't work in 2020 The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - House to vote to condemn Trump tweet GOP put on the back foot by Trump's race storm MORE for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said when discussing the progressive policy.Sanders announced his plan to run for president in an interview with Vermont Public Radio last week. The democratic socialist said "we began the political revolution in the 2016 campaign, and now it's time to move that revolution forward."
 
Sanders has raised more than $10 million from more than 350,000 donors since launching his campaign, according to CNN. 
 
In addition to his commitment to make large corporations pay their "fair share" in taxes, Sanders vowed to release 10 years of his tax returns on the campaign trail. 
 
He said he would release them "soon," adding that "they're very boring tax returns."