Elizabeth Warren Won’t Say Who the Middle Class Is


Newly minted Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) began her tenure this week by refusing to define just what “middle class” means in an interview with Fox Boston:

REPORTER: You mentioned middle class. What numbers are we talking about in terms of income level?

WARREN: It’s not a numbers issue. I know you would expect a very wonky answer from me about the percentiles, but it’s not.

REPORTER: Well, I would just because that would be the way you would expect that something would be written in a bill form. It would be people with income levels here to— WARREN: No, it’s not—

REPORTER: Oh, okay.

Warren notably campaigned on the interests of middle-class families, even speaking on the topic at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

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