“By the way, we used to have marginal tax rates under Republican presidents of 90%,” she said, claiming those were some of America’s best economic success.
Ocasio-Cortez continued on the point, saying “it really comes down to the question of, isn’t ten million enough? Like, when does it stop? Right?”
She brought up Jeff Bezos and the botched Amazon deal obliquely, too.
“When–at what point is it immoral that we’re building Jeff Bezos a helipad when we have the most amount of homeless people in New York City?” she asked, to applause from the audience.