Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Give Stimulus Cash to Everyone, Just ‘Tax it Back’ from Rich People Later

by Virginia Kruta

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday that she would support a plan to put stimulus money in the hands of all Americans, regardless of wealth.

Ocasio-Cortez joined CNN’s Jake Tapper to discuss the continued spread of coronavirus and the Trump administration’s response to the economic impact.

[…] While some have suggested that a means test ought to be applied, Ocasio-Cortez was of the opinion that the immediate need for financial relief was more pressing and that payments made to those who did not need the money could be recovered later through taxation.

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