Democratic Candidates Take Aim at Wall Street

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Democrats put a bullseye on corporate America during the 2-day Presidential debates in Miami. Lets face it, with more than 20 candidates vying for votes, Wall Street is an easy target to gain the trust of the electorate.

So where do each of the candidates stand on Wall Street issues?

Here are a few of the highlights:

Elizabeth Warren made income inequality the lynchpin of her argument against the Trump economy, telling the audience in Miami that the economy is doing well for the drug makers and giant oil companies while regular people pay more for their prescriptions and the threat of global warming escalates.

Senator Cory Booker took his criticism of Trump a step further stating "At the end of the day we have too much of a problem with corporate power growing, it's about time we have a president that fights for the people in this country who need to have someone as a champion for them."

Front runner Joe Biden took direct aim at the President during day-2 of the debates, saying "Donald Trump has put us in a horrible situation. We do have enormous income inequality and the one thing I agree on is we can make massive cuts in the 1.6 trillion dollars in tax loop holes out there and I would go about eliminating Donald Trump's tax cuts for the wealthy."

Meanwhile Bernie Sanders admitted that his medicare for all plan would raise taxes on the middle class but defended it by saying that "People who have healthcare under medicare for all will have no premiums, no deductibles, no co-payments, no out of pocket expenses. Yes they will pay more in taxes but less in healthcare for what they get."

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