Bernie Sanders: 'Democrats should take credit for killing' AHCA
Mar 30, 2017, 01:05
Trump praised House Speaker Paul Ryan and said he was "disappointed" in the Freedom Caucus, a conservative group within the Republican party that was a major obstacle to getting support on the bill.
Sanders, for his part, is following through on the gameplan he proposed on Cooper's show ― he reportedly told an assembled crowd at a Hardwick, Vermont town hall on Saturday that he plans to introduce a Medicare-for-all bill in the U.S. Senate in the near future. Let's talk about lowering the age of Medicare eligibility from 65 to 55.
"It wasn't just we defeated them", Sanders, an independent, said.
The Republican repeal and replace bill was a "disastrous piece of legislation" created to give tax breaks to the wealthy, and it deserved to die in the House, Sen.
And he says he thinks his "Medicare-for-All" bill will have strong appeal even among the red-state voters that put President Donald Trump in the White House.
Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is happy the American Health Care Act (AHCA) failed to make its way through Congress, but admits Obamacare isn't a ideal system.
Indeed, at a televised town hall forum in West Virginia earlier this month, that appeal was on display as a roomful of Trump voters cheered loudly for Sanders' assertion that universal healthcare is a right. Sanders said. "Let's work together".
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It would deliver one public payer, no deductibles, no co-pays, lower costs, everyone in, nobody out, no more medical bankruptcies, no more deaths from lack of health insurance and free choice of doctors and hospitals.
In the wealthiest, most powerful nation on earth, Congress is not going to cut food or heating assistance for the needy, he said, adding that he would not vote for funding for Trump's plans to build a wall along the 2,000-mile border with Mexico.
The former Democratic presidential nominee celebrated the withdrawal of President Trump's draft American Health Care Act (AHCA). "Let's deal with the greed of the pharmaceutical industry", he said on CNN.
Sanders admits the reality of the situation though, which is that the current administration and Congress would never go for that.
Dean got into nasty confrontations with single payer activists who confronted him during the Obamacare debates with questions about his corporatist connections and his support of the public option over single payer.
Now that Republicans' efforts to pass sweeping health care legislation have failed, Sen.
Ryan is an obstacle to the kind of rapid changes Trump wants to see and must see to ensure the 2018 midterm elections go his way. Ryan used his "swagger and experience" to sell the president on a bill that was "a complete and total failure", Pirro argued.
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