Ocasio-Cortez Says Billionaires Like Schultz Should Work Their Way Up

(Bloomberg) -- Billionaires who want to run for president should work their way up, perhaps by starting with city council, Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in tweet referring to former Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz.

“Why don’t people ever tell billionaires who want to run for President that they need to ‘work their way up’ or that ‘maybe they should start with city council first’?” Ocasio-Cortez ’s tweet said.

Schultz, who has called Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed tax increases un-American, is considering a 2020 presidential run as an independent.

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