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ten years of tax returns released Monday showed the man who rallied against Wall Street big money is now a millionaire himself the returns revealed Sanders has achieved a millionaire status in the past few years fueled by book royalties earned since his losing White House bid in twenty sixteen an unprecedented level of greed a staunch critic of a system he says is a rig to make the rich richer the Vermont senator had an adjusted gross income of over half a million in twenty eighteen and over million in both twenty sixteen and twenty seventeen respectively in a statement accompanying the returns Sanders said he had been quote fortunate having come from a family that lives paycheck to paycheck Sanders reported pain to twenty six percent effective tax rate on his twenty eighteen income the release of his returns like those of many other high profile Democrats comes as critics fault president Donald Trump for refusing to do the same while I'm on the road , I won't do it newly empowered congressional Democrats have stepped up their demands to see trump's taxes setting a new deadline of April twenty third for the IRS to hand them over