Ocasio-Cortez Takes a Swipe at Trump’s Claims of Personal Wealth

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Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to confirm the news Tuesday night with a message reading, "Financial Services is one of just four exclusive committees in the House".

"Who cares?" the president responded immediately, making a dismissive gesture.

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Even if it didn't, Oscasio-Cortez's ensuing comment about Trump's income could strike a nerve: Trump has long claimed to be a self-made billionaire, although a landmark New York Times report in October claimed $413 million of his empire was from his father.

It is exceedingly rare for first-year members of Congress to be placed on House committees as powerful as the Financial Services Committee. But the second vote will likely be akin to a rubber stamp now that the steering committee has already approved her membership.

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Ocasio-Cortez wants to raise taxes to pay for her "Green New Deal", a fiscal juggernaut ostensibly aimed at fighting climate change that could dwarf Great Society expenditures.

In the interview, Ocasio-Cortez insisted that the richest Americans had once been subject to a 90 percent tax rate - although she did not mention that liberal tax deductions of the era had alleviated that burden.

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"Personally", she said in another post, "I'm looking forward to digging into the student loan crisis, examining for-profit prisons/ICE detention, and exploring the development of public & postal banking". The panel will be chaired by Maxine Waters (Calif.), who is on the moderate wing of the Democrats.

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