Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Medicare for all’ would save” a very large amount of money, ” despite studies that show that $30T cost

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rallies children in New York, Kick-Out-President Trump

The democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday suggested that the adoption of universal Medicare would actually stimulate the economy and put more money in Americans pockets, despite the studies put the cost of such a venture in the case of ten trillion dollars.

Their comments came days after the far-left-progressives suffered a series of losses in the big races in New York, where Gov. Andrew Cuomo firmly defeated newly promoted “resistance” candidate Cynthia Nixon. Despite Ocasio-Cortez, a support, Nixon, Cortez district, lost in Ocasio-thirty percentage points.

To recognize “one of the things we need, when we look at something like ‘Medicare for all — ‘Medicare for all’ save the American people would have a very large amount of money,” Ocasio-Cortez, told CNN’s “State of the Union.”

The New York Democratic congressional candidate: “What we also see is that these systems are not just” pie-in-the-sky.’ Many of them can be achieved by any modern civilized democracy in the Western world.”

Ocasio-Cortez, shocked the New York political establishment by unseating longtime Rep. Joe Crowley in an elementary school in June, cited the United Kingdom, France, Canada and Germany as countries with similar single-payer health systems.

“What we need to realize that these investments are better and they are good for our future,” she added. “You are generations-investment, not short-term bandaids. You are really make profound decisions, who we want to be, as a nation, and how we want to act as the richest nation in the history of the world.”

Host Jake Tapper that “left-wing” analysts, Ocasio-Cortez, a plan for universal Medicare would be offset at the end of 30 trillion US-Dollar costs more than$, even after taking into account the comprehensive tax increases, would have pointed out the cost is only about $2 trillion.


A study published in July by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, said Vermont sen. Bernie Sanders, “proposed” Medicare for all ” – solution is the increase of state expenditure on health of $32.6 trillion over 10 years would require increases in the historic tax.

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez, reported that, while expenditure will inevitably increase in the short term, in principle, a restructuring of Medicare that would, ultimately, sustainable economic benefits through the reduction of administrative inefficiencies, cut, perscription drug costs, and the promotion of young people, more money into the economy.

But Charles Blahous, a senior strategist at the Mercatus Center and one of the authors of the study, said Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders would have to make unrealistic assumptions to come to this conclusion because of an increased demand for health care offset potentially, such administrative gains.

He criticized the two for the comments that “appear to reflect a misunderstanding of my study” that you cited his work as evidence that ‘Medicare for all’ would, in fact, not necessarily to save money.

Numerous fact-checkers, including The Washington Post and FactCheck concludes that both the liberal politician had incorrectly read the paper conclusions.

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez are not pushing the single candidate, similar to the health care proposals. Presidential contenders, including Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., in favour of a universal Medicare program in the last year.

It is the signs that the enthusiasm for Ocasio-Cortez, a mark of belief in progress were, however, have come lately to a halt, even on your “home turf”. On Thursday the gubernatorial primary, Gov. Cuomo to handle a challenge by the far-left insurgent progressive Cynthia Nixon, which was supported by Ocasio-Cortez beat back. So-called “resistance” candidate was in the race for Lieutenant Governor and attorney General of the state, although a democratic-socialist candidate with a controversial past, triumphed in your race for a state Senate seat.

Medicare is projected for All, save the country trillions of dollars.

The question is not, “How do we pay for Medicare for All?” – it is “How can everyday Americans, our current health care system, how is it?”

Here is an overview.

— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) September 16, 2018

On Friday, Cuomo, the idea belittled that socialism is on the rise, and also, apparently, some of the personal shots at both Ocasio-Cortez and Nixon, a former “Sex and the City” star.


“This is a revolution,” Cuomo, referring to his double-digit victory over Nixon. “This is a wave. On the numbers. Not on some of the Twitter-sphere dialogue, where I tweet and you tweet me and between the two of us, we think we have a wave. We are not even a small wave.”

He added, “New York Democrats, the hard-working men and women, they are middle class, they’re working families, they have real problems and need real help in life, and you need no theoretical or abstract solutions, you need real solutions in your life.”

For Ocasio-Cortez, Cuomo flatly declared: “I am not a socialist. I am 25 years old. I’m not a newbie. But I’m a progressive, and I have a progressive results.”

On Sunday, Ocasio-Cortez did not want to as a Tapper, Cuomo asked the comments, and the losses for progressives in New York last week.

“Well, I mean, I’m going to always toe down to the foot sometimes, but I think if you actually look, we focus on the pay to us on each down-ballot progressive candidate in my district, New York 14, won.”

When Tapper pointed out that Nixon, was approved by the Ocasio-Cortez had lost the district by thirty percentage points, the Democratic socialist insisted, “right, right, but we focused on our local candidates and we focused on the legislative bodies.”

Ocasio-Cortez concluded by suggesting that “all the parties” right to a fair trial in connection to an unproven and anonymous allegation, leaked recently by the Democrats, concerning alleged inappropriate sexual behavior of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades.

But Ocasio-Cortez, pressed by Tapper whether Kavanaugh nomination should derailed to be from an anonymous Prosecutor, made it clear that she believes that due to the process is a two-way street.

“One of the aspects of” due process ” is that we hear these things, and he should certainly not be confirmed until this is investigated,” Ocasio-Crotez said. “I think that really, when we talk about the process, and due process, and justice, it needs to be. in the middle of the victim I can’t tell you what should be done or should not be done, but what we need to make sure that it is that it is justice for the victim in this case.”

Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Brooke Singman contributed to this report.

Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @gregg_re.

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