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South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg sen. Elizabeth Warren Medicare attacked-for-all-plan on Tuesday night, the democratic debate, said that his Medicare”for-All-Who-Want-It” plan is “simply better.”
He has criticized the single-payer of the last debates, claiming it would “wipe out private plans.”
But in a redesigned tweet from last year, Buttigieg professed support for you.
“I, Pete Buttigieg, politicians, do henceforth and without delay to explain the most positive and indubitable to the age that he supports Medicare for all, which is not responding get covered I for every measure that would help all Americans,” Buttigieg wrote in February 2018 tweet, whether it.
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A Buttigieg aide Wednesday said that he had not changed his position on Medicare for all, declared that he supported it as a goal, but he wants a “glide path” to get there, The hill reported.
“What I will say is that I have not laid out a plan that explains how we are going to get there, that makes Medicare available to all and at the same time do away with the private plans,” Buttigieg told a reporter Wednesday who asked whether his position had changed.
He added that he believes that the private plans get rid of need to have Medicare available to all, according to The hill.
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In the debate, Warren Buttiegieg said’s plan really was “Medicare-for-all-who-can-afford-it.”
The former President Obama aide and “Pod Save America” host Jon Favreau tweeted Wednesday that Buttigieg and Kamala Harris have their positions changed on a Medicare-for-all.
“And there may well be legitimate reasons,” he wrote. “The difference is, Harris is open to attack on their old position. To pull harder!”