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Bernie Sanders talks health care, NAACP forum in Iowa-but was asked about child-care

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Democratic 2020 presidential contender sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., seemed to misunderstand a question about access to childcare to an NAACP forum in Iowa on Saturday to launch into an answer about health care instead-for more than two minutes.

“Senator, the average cost of child care in Iowa is said to $8,200 a year,” in The des Moines NAACP President and presenter Kameron Middlebrooks, according to a report. “How would you both to increase the availability of high-quality care, why at the same time, reduce the costs, the service providers are still a livable wage?”

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“The healthcare industry has done a good job of lying to the American people,” Sanders began.

He went on to talk at length about the high cost of medications and insurance, not to mention never, child care.

“We can, in fact, significantly lower the cost of health care for the average American, and to do what I intend,” he concluded, after Mediaite.com.

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The moderators do not comment on his answer.

Sanders is on the second place behind Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in a new Iowa poll came out last week.

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