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Sanders, Verizon CEO spar over striking workers

Posted by Steve Schram on April 15, 2016 at 12:38 PM

Originally posted on April 15, 2016 on USA Today by Mike Snider

Fresh from several successes and ahead of New York’s primary next week, Bernie Sanders is expanding his attack on America’s CEOs.

America’s CEOs are fighting back.

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam became the latest chief executive to spar with the Democratic presidential candidate after Sanders accused the telecommunications giant of "corporate greed" for its plans to "outsource decent paying jobs" while paying high executive wages and avoiding federal taxes.

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