Warren Dodges On Middle Class Taxes Being Raised for Medicare For All

Washington Free Beacon | 7/30/2019 | David Rutz
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) would not directly answer at Tuesday night's debate whether her vision of Medicare for All would involve raising taxes on the middle class.

The debate in Detroit got off to a tense start as moderate former Rep. John Delaney (D., Md.) sparred with the top-polling candidates on the stage, Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.), over their support for single-payer health care.

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Warren shot back that Delaney's criticisms of Medicare for All were "Republican talking points" and tried to tell the story of her friend Ady Barkan, an activist battling ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Moderator Jake Tapper cut her off to ask whether she would, like Sanders, raise middle-class taxes to pay for a single-payer system.

"Are you also, quote, with Bernie on Medicare for All when it comes to raising taxes on middle-class Americans to pay...
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