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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Friday said that it had emerged “not a big fan of Medicare-for-all” – but again-clip from a 1993 press conference, showed their commitment to a single-payer health care system.

In a Friday interview with Bloomberg, “the Balance of Power,” Pelosi said, they supported the idea of universal health care, but they parted ways with several presidential candidates from their party, they have called for the plans, which would eliminate private health insurance for Americans.

“I’m not a big fan of the ‘Medicare for all’,” she said. “I welcome the debate. I think that we health care for all. I think that the Affordable Care is a benefit better than the benefit from Medicare,” she said, a reference to ObamaCare.

But, in 1993, Pelosi supported a proposal for a single-payer health care system that went further than what the Clinton administration there was here at the time.

“I think the moves closer to [President Clinton] in the direction of single-payer [model], the better,” Pelosi said, while surrounded by other lawmakers, including then-Rep. Bernie Sanders, Vt I -.

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“Like I said, I hope that this plan — when I say “hope” I mean that I, together with my colleagues here to see that the plan that Congress decides contains many of the provisions of the single-payer as possible, that is, it cannot be ruled out, a possible single-payer, and that it is not to throw obstacles for the States, just the establishment of a single-payer,” Pelosi said.

Pelosi came Friday comments, as the presidential debate, candidates from their party, whether the implementation of a single-payer system or a health plan, let the people keep their private insurance.

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Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., have supported “Medicare for all” during the primary campaign. Fox News previously reported that Warren’s plan, costs would be about $52 trillion over the next ten years.

Pelosi’s office did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.

Fox News’ Ben Florance contributed to this report.

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