Millionaires Getting Unemployment?

By: AP
By: AP

A new report says thousands of millionaires have been collecting unemployment benefits.
Now two Oklahoma lawmakers trying to stop what they call "welfare for the wealthy."

Oklahoma congressman James Lankford says if you made a million dollars last year in income and you files and got 8 thousand dollars in unemployment, that's a lack of responsibility.

Hes says the federal safety net is there for someone who is in an emergency, and need help.
On the other side of this, some argue those millionaires have made payments into unemployment insurance just like everyone else, so they shouldn't be disqualified.


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