Jun 26, 2019 - Health

Elizabeth Warren: "I'm with Bernie on Medicare for All"

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio were the only candidates on the Democratic debate stage who said they would eliminate private insurance.

Our thought bubble from Axios' Caitlin Owens: "There's now no confusion as to whether these 10 candidates would support abolishing private insurance, whereas some had been wishy washy about it before."

What they're saying on getting rid of private insurance:

  • Beto O'Rourke: “No. I think the choice is fundamental."
  • Be Blasio: “Private insurance is not working. ... How do you defend a system that’s not working?”
  • Warren: “What they're telling you is that they just won’t fight for it."

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