Sen. Marcwyne Mullen, R-Oklahoma, charged the Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders of displaying “unbridled” hypocrisy after the duo got into a heated debate on the Senate floor on Wednesday.
during Senate Assistance Committee Upon hearing Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz be questioned, Moline called out Sanders for criticizing Schultz and pointed to the self-described democratic socialist’s net worth in the millions of dollars.
“If you can be a millionaire, why shouldn’t Mr. Schultz and other CEOs be millionaires and be honest too?” asked Moulin Sanders during the hearing.
The Independent responded, “This is a lie.”
After the debate back and forth on Wednesday, Moline called out Sanders again and claimed he was “demonizing people.”
“He demonizes all CEOs for being millionaires,” Mullen told Jimmy Valia. “He talks about equality. And here’s a guy who’s only ever been in public office.” Fox Across America Thursday. “He gets a pension from being mayor, a life pension, to the point where when he dies, his wife is able to get a full pension too, every month. He’s been in office here for 27, 28 years. And since that time, He managed to accumulate a fortune of more than 8 million dollars.
“And his wife is a social worker, a professional social worker. So the last time I checked, they both did nothing but make money off the taxpayers, which is fine…but his hypocrisy is wild. And he demonizes people,” Senator I continued.
Mullen said that Sanders It was hypocritical to question the CEO of Starbucks.
Mullen went on to say that when Sanders was asked about being a millionaire, he said, Well, if you want to be a millionaire, quote, write bestsellers, and you can become a millionaire. And I was like, why would the corrupt, job-creating, multi-millionaire CEOs hire the union members that you’re a supporter of? “