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The candidates easy on Joe Biden, a focus on sen. Warren during the televised Democratic debate; reaction and analysis on ‘the Five.’
South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., this week, the democratic debate on it has not been clear about whether the middle-class tax increases would have to be financed, Medicare-for-all. But comments Buttigieg made in a previous debate contradicted his hardened attitude.
Buttigieg, who has to “Medicare-for-all-who-want it,” cried Warren as “evasive”, whether your health a say plan would increases lead to tax, to “Yes-or-no question” with “Yes or answer no.”
“You see, this is why people are here in the Midwest so frustrated with Washington in General and Capitol Hill in particular,” Buttigieg Warren said. “Your signature, senator, is to have a plan for everything — except this.”
“No plan has been created to explain how a multi-trillion-dollar hole in the Medicare-for-all plan, Senator Warren, the template should be filled in,” he said.
BUTTIGIEG TWEETED SUPPORT FOR MEDICARE-FOR-ALL IN THE NEWLY REDESIGNED TWEET IN SPITE OF ATTACKING WARREN ON DEBATE
However, Buttigieg struck a different tone to the previous Democratic debate in July, when he was asked, “Yes or no” by CNN presenter Jake Tapper, if he is “ready to increase”, the taxes for the middle class to Fund universal health care coverage.
“I think you may want to have the buy-in that is the idea of Medicare-for-all-who-is-it,” Buttigieg replied. “Look, this is a distinction without a difference, whether you pay the same money in the form of taxes or premiums.“
He added, “In this country, if she has no health insurance, are you paying too much for care. And to pay if you do not have health insurance, you much for care.”
The Buttigieg campaign did not immediately respond to Fox News ” for a comment.
The 37-year-old candidate also eyebrows this week with a redesigned tweet from February 2018, where he declared his support for Medicare-for-all.
“I, Pete Buttigieg, politicians, do henceforth and without delay to explain the most positive and indubitable to the age that I stop responding for a Medicare for All, the wrote how I don’t for any measure that would help get covered all Americans,” Buttigieg, on whether or not he supports it.
A Buttigieg aide Wednesday to say that he had not changed his position on Medicare-for-all, that is the candidate that supports it as an end-reported target, but he wants a “glide path” to get there, The hill.
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Fox News’ Brie Stimson contributed to this report.