nearvideo Andrew Yang, such as a universal basic income could help alleviate poverty in America
2020 democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on poverty and homelessness in America.
A proposal to pay each American adult $1,000 per month is a possibility, “economic resources directly into” the hands of the taxpayer, Andrew Yang said.
Yang, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate told Laura Ingraham on “The Ingraham angle,” his plan would also invest an incentive for cities to “in people struggling with drug abuse or homelessness.”
He claimed that his proposal, called the “freedom dividend,” would help to resolve problems of people fighting.
“It would be an economical way in the future for many people who are struggling right now, and to have no access, let’s say, the treatment for substance-abuse problems, or mental health issues,” Yang said.
2020 CANDIDATE ANDREW YANG DEFENDS $1,000 PER MONTH, PROGRAM, SLAMS DEMS FOR WANTING TO ABOLISH THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE
Yang claimed he travelled the country and heard from voters who feel they are not “connected” to some positive results in the U.S. economy.
“The experience I have when I speak to voters across the country, 70 percent of them live paycheck to paycheck. Fifty-seven percent can’t afford an unexpected $500 bill,” he claimed.
“The experience I have when I speak to voters across the country, 70 percent of them live paycheck to paycheck. Fifty-seven percent can’t afford an unexpected $500 bill.”
— Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates –Video
Yang, 44, described the current economy as “winner-take-all” and said that in urban areas, the poor and the rich life “next to each other in different situations.”
“We need to Wake up to the fact that we are in the midst of the greatest economic transformation in the history of our country, and start in the direction of just about the economic resources, which is directly in our hands.”
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In a previous Fox News interview, Yang the trump-government, criticized the tax cut, saying it benefits the wrong people.
“There are a lot of the population, the fight that has been calculated in the economy of tax cuts-most of which went the benefits, the shareholders and the shareholders instead of the employees,” he said.
Fox News’ Victor Garcia contributed to this report.