Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appeared on This Week with host George Stephanopoulos to responded to lies told by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump said Sanders’ tax plan was to put a 90 percent tax on American citizens.

Here’s Sanders’ response:

Well, if I had to respond to every absurd thing that Donald Trump said, I would spend my whole life doing it. But I do want to — you raised the issue of taxes. Trump raised that issue.

Let’s talk about it. What we have seen, George, in the last 30 years, as most of Americans know, is a massive redistribution of wealth. Unfortunately, it’s gone in the wrong direction, it’s gone from the middle class and working families to Donald Trump and his friends, the top one tenth of 1 percent.

And, yes, let me be very clear, if we are going to make public colleges and universities to tuition-free, as I believe we have to do in the 21st century, yes, we are going to have a tax on Wall Street speculation.

Yes, we are going to ask Trump and his billionaire friends to pay more in taxes…

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