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Millionaires and Political Leaders Convene in Washington for "Tax the Rich!" Conference

Millionaires Reaping the Gains of the Trump Tax Cut Host 'Big Ideas Fest' on Why - and How - To Tax America's Wealthiest for a Better Country

Other Speakers Include US Sen. Jeff Merkley, Members of Congressional Progressive Caucus, Leading Academics, Journalists, Progressive Leaders


WASHINGTON - Today, at 8:30 AM EST, millionaires who are reaping the benefits of the Trump tax cuts will gather with members of Congress, progressive leaders, academics and journalists to host the first-ever Tax the Rich! Conference in Washington, where they will outline why - and how - the U.S. should raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans to fix our society's growing problems.

The conference, coming days ahead of Tax Day, is hosted by the Patriotic Millionaires, a coalition of hundreds of high-net-worth Americans, business leaders and investors committed to building a more stable, prosperous and inclusive nation.

The Patriotic Millionaires are partnering with to provide a high-quality livestream of the conference, available here.

WHO: Members of the Patriotic Millionaires from across the U.S.; co-chair of the Progressive Caucus Rep. Mark Pocan; Senator Jeff Merkley; Rep. Jan Schakowsky; Randi Weingarten, President American Federation of Teachers; Alex Caputo Pearl, President, United Teachers of Los Angeles. 


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WHAT: Panels including progressive lawmakers, policy experts, and activists on why and how to tax the rich.

WHEN & WHERE: TODAY, Wednesday, April 10th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Eaton Workshop, 1201 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005



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