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The democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren contest for progressive Fans; Peter Doocy reports from Detroit.
Sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., the heat turned on the democratic debate stage on Tuesday, as he vehemently defended his plan for health care reform in the midst of attacks from several of his fellow competitors.
He was responding to Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said the Vermont senator, he didn’t “know” that “Medicare for all” would have certain advantages. “I wrote the bill the” damn it!” Sanders shouted in response.
His comments came in a lengthy, contentious exchange, the candidates clashed over competing visions for health care. Sanders played for the Medicare-for-all program, with its own bill in the Senate and with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., its most is, perhaps, a strong supporter of the Democratic field.
Sanders’ team, on Twitter, doubles down on his fiery statement during the debate.
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“Medicare for all” means the extension services include dental care, eyeglasses and hearing AIDS. I know this because I wrote the damn bill. #DemDebate,” read a tweet.
His team is also on Twitter his disappointment over the former REP John Delaney, D-Md., he claimed, spouted untruths about hospitals closing that, under his health care plan.
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“It is disappointing to see that some Democrats are repeating a lie that you normally hear them from health insurance lobbyists suit Medicare for All” to read the tire, in conjunction with a PolitiFact article about Delaney’s claim.
The debate came just a day after the Mercatus Center released a study that estimated Sanders’ plan would cost $32.6 trillion over 10 years. By 2031, the cost would reportedly take up almost 12.7 per cent of GDP.
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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, during the debate, also pushed back on big programs such as “Medicare for all”, as there is limited choice for Americans seeking health insurance. He and Delaney have been outspoken critics of the progressive positions in the Democratic field.
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Delaney, in particular, represented Sanders and to take Warren as an attempt by private insurance of American citizens.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.