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(Nov. 9, 2017) A new report on U.S. inequality finds the nation’s wealthiest three men hold more wealth than the bottom half of Americans -- more than 160 million people.
The report from the Institute for Policy Studies, titled “Billionaire Bonanza 2017,” finds Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett hold a combined $248.5 billion, while the lowest 20 percent of U.S. households hold zero or negative wealth.
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The findings come as Senate Republicans prepare to unveil their plan to cut taxes -- a bill that’s expected to balloon the national debt while slashing taxes on corporations and inherited wealth, showering most of its benefits on the wealthiest Americans. More