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Politics Warren health care plan pledges no middle class tax increase

15:10  01 november  2019
15:10  01 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

Warren’s $52T 'Medicare-for-all' plan revealed: Campaign still claims no middle-class tax hikes needed

  Warren’s $52T 'Medicare-for-all' plan revealed: Campaign still claims no middle-class tax hikes needed EXCLUSIVE: Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren’s long-awaited "Medicare-for-all" funding plan projects the government-run health care system would cost a staggering sum of "just under $52 trillion" over the next decade, with the campaign proposing a host of new tax increases to pay for it while still claiming the middle class would not face any additional burden. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

Will middle - class taxes go up to pay for the program?” Again, Warren deflected. “What families have to deal with is cost, total cost. What she’s arguing is that any increase in taxes will be more than offset by the reduction in costs that people will have to pay for health care under a government-run

Elizabeth Warren , who has sponsored Sanders' plan : "Would you raise taxes on the middle class to pay for Medicare for All — offset, obviously, by the elimination All of which is to say that this fight over middle - class taxes and health care overhauls could easily continue in Wednesday night's debate.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is promising to spend more than $20 trillion over the next decade to provide government-funded health care to every American without raising middle class taxes.

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listens to a question during the question and answer part of her campaign event Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter) © Provided by The Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., listens to a question during the question and answer part of her campaign event Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)

The stakes are high since Warren spent weeks, and two straight Democratic presidential primary debates, refusing to provide a straight answer on if she'd have to increase middle class to pay for her "Medicare for All" plan.

The issue has meant sustained tough headlines for Warren, who had ridden a steady summer rise in the polls to catch former Vice President Joe Biden atop the crowded 2020 primary field.

Detailed in a 20-page online post, Warren's proposal relies on employers transferring to the government nearly all of what they currently spend on private health insurance for employees.

The tax proposals by Elizabeth Warren are simply not realistic .
The combined costs of her various proposals would amount to an unrealistic amount of money.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft.

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