Bernie Sanders blasts oil companies over gas prices: Pass a ‘windfall profits tax on those crooks’
Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally at the Family Arena. (Shutterstock.com)

CHICAGO — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders praised Starbucks and Amazon workers trying to unionize and railed against oil companies over high gas prices in a brief appearance in Chicago late Thursday. The marquee speaker at a “Fighting Back Against Corporate Greed Rally” hosted by Teamsters and flight attendants unions, Sanders noted that gas prices are higher in Illinois than in his home state, and also that oil, food, pharmaceutical and insurance companies have recorded soaring profits this year. “During this pandemic, during the breakdown of supply chains, during this terrible war in Ukraine, wh...