Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argues that people become billionaires only by exploiting workers and preying on vulnerable and less privileged people.
“No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars,” she told the author Ta-Nehisi Coates at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event this week. Ocasio-Cortez shared a NowThis clip of their discussion on Twitter.
Coates, adopting the role of the hypothetical billionaire, asked the lawmaker to elaborate.