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    US Senator, Bernie Sanders bumped into billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And Richard Branson in a recent viral rant on social media.

    The US Senator and Elon Musk have a bitter friendship, which, social media has witnessed last year when Bernie Sanders tweeted about wealthy persons paying their share fairly. To this Elon responded that he keeps forgetting that U.S Senator from Vermont is still alive.

    However, the recent speech by an 80-years-old U.S senator has created a social media stir as it hits the question of standing for the interests of billionaires or with the working class. To this, Twitter users are responding evidently with hashtags such as #TaxTheBillionaires #WindfallTax and more.

    Billionaires Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos Were Bernie’s Main Targets

    Elon Musk, Bernie Sanders, Jeff Besoz
    Elon Musk, Bernie Sanders, Jeff Bezos

    U.S Senator since 2007, Bernie Sanders slammed American billionaires recently while giving a speech. The speech went viral on social media with many Twitter users supporting him in condemning American billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and British billionaire Richard Branson.

    In a recent viral rant, Bernie Sanders stated, “anybody who thinks we do not have an oligarchy right here in America is sorely mistaken. The question before us is whether we will stand with the billionaires and big money interests or will we stand with the working families of this country and protect their interests.”

    Additionally, in his speech, Sanders said, “Multi-billionaires like Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson are off taking joy rides on their rocket ships to outer space. They are buying $500 million superyachts.” He even went to mention Bezos’ name and raised his voice against subsidizing his space trip.

    Musk And Sanders Bitter Friendship

    Bernie Sanders and Elon Musk Tweets
    Bernie Sanders and Elon Musk Tweets

    Last year, Sanders called out billionaires to pay the taxes more like Elon Musk. Before he suggests any kind of selling ideas for the Tesla stock. He took to Twitter and wrote, “We must demand that the extremely wealthy pay their fair share.”

    To this, Musk responded, “I keep forgetting that you are still alive. Want me to sell more stock, Bernie? Just say the word.”

    As per sources, many billionaires in this world are near to the future where they become trillionaires. And Elon Musk is predicted to be the first of them. For Musk, he can become the first person to gather an estimated net worth of $1 trillion, as early as possible or by 2024.

    Social Media Users React To Viral Rant

    Twitter users reacted to the rant and supported the objections raised by the U.S senator. One user wrote, “The USA has two classes one in poverty the other in wealth.” Another wrote, “It takes 130 million people from the bottom half(middle class and below) to equal the wealth of just 2 people in our country smh. We know who they are and this corporate greed needs to stop! Shouldn’t have to live paycheck 2 paychecks if I work all week. Livable wages now!” Here are some tweets:

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    Sakshi Goel
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