Entire Debate Stage Promises to Give Illegal Immigrants Health Care

Washington Free Beacon | 6/27/2019 | Paul Crookston
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BY: Paul Crookston

All 10 Democratic 2020 candidates at Thursday night’s debate said their healthcare plans would provide coverage to illegal immigrants.

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After the candidates all explained why their health care programs would be the best way to achieve universal coverage, moderator Savannah Gurthrie asked for a show of hands about whose plans cover "undocumented immigrants." Every single candidate raised their hand.

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg was asked to explain his whole policy. He called for not just health care for illegal immigrants but also a pathway to citizenship for them, in addition to "cleaning up the lawful immigration system."

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Former Vice President Joe Biden was asked about his plan, although Guthrie was confused about whether he raised his hand. Biden said it’s critical everyone be cared for by the government no matter what, and he also said illegal immigrants can contribute to Social Security.

"You cannot let people who are sick, no matter where they come from, no matter what their status, go uncovered. You can't do that, it's just got to be taken care of, period," Biden...
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