Hannity Throws Cash Away During Awkward Interview With Lincoln Chafee (VIDEO)

During an awkward interview with former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee about the Democratic presidential candidate’s tax proposal, Fox News host Sean Hannity grew so frustrated with Chafee’s plan that he threw a wad of cash in the air.

After the CNN debate, Hannity asked Chaffee what he considers fair when it comes to taxing the “rich.” When Chafee asked for Hannity’s definition of “rich,” the Fox host said to include the top five percent of wage earners.

After estimating that Hannity’s category may include people earning $200,000 or more, Chafee said they should have to give about 60 percent of their income.

Hannity balked, asking, “So you think they should be able to keep 40 cents out of every dollar?”

Seeming unsure, Chafee then said he needed to “pin this down a little closer” and said his proposal would tax people making more than $750,000 at a 40 percent rate.

“Do you think that’s fair?” Hannity asked after calculating that adding in state and other taxes would raise the total tax rate much higher.

As Chafee tried to clarify that his proposed rate was only for those making more than $750,000, Hannity became fed up, pulling a wad of cash out of his pocket.

“Let me just throw my money away,” the Fox host said as he threw the cash up in the air. “I’ll give it to the government, hand it over. Why should I work?”

Watch the interview below:

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