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Fox News anchor admits ‘we sound like people sucking up to billionaires’ for bashing Rep AOC’s tax plan

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Fox News personality Jesse Waters admitted on Saturday that the network looks awful trying to defend billionaires from taxation.

“In her endless quest to take your hard-earned money out of your hands, liberal lightening-rod Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is sticking by her 70 percent tax plan on incomes over $10 million,” Waters complained.

Waters played a clip of Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, explaining marginal tax rates during an appearance on Showtime’s “Desus and Mero” show.

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“In my opinion, I think what she’s doing when saying, ‘Isn’t $10 million enough?’ — I think that’s unAmerican,” Waters said.

“Do you agree?” Waters asked Fox News personality Maria Bartiromo.

“It is unAmerican, Jesse,” Bartiromo replied.

According to Fox News’ own polling, 70 percent of registered voters in America support increasing taxes on incomes over $10 million.

Fox News poll on tax increases conducted in January (screengrab)

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Later in the segment, Waters acknowledged the unfavorable optics of their position.

“Now, we sound like people sucking up to billionaires,” Waters admitted. “That’s how the Democrats are going to run, they’re going to run on attacking billionaires.”

“How does the Republican Party combat that smear that Republicans are just the party of the rich?” he asked.

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“You have to address the underlying problem that the left is bringing up, and that is there is income inequality, still,” Bartiromo replied.

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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