Buttigieg critiques Biden's 'judgment' on Iraq War vote
KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called former Vice President Joe Biden’s vote to authorize the Iraq War part of the nation's “worst foreign policy decision” of the millennial mayor’s lifetime. KNOXVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called former Vice President Joe Biden’s vote to authorize the Iraq War part of the nation's “worst foreign policy decision” of the millennial mayor’s lifetime.
In Iowa , Bernie Sanders calls Pete Buttigieg ' s health care plan ' a failed idea '. Nick Coltrain, Des Moines Register Published 9:25 p.m. CT Dec. Buttigieg , like many candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president, outlined a health care plan that stops short of Sanders ' goal.
They discuss Buttigieg ' s health care policy, electability arguments and his plan for winning votes in Iowa . Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http Bernie Sanders - A Progressive Agenda for the 2020 Presidential Race | The Daily Show - Продолжительность: 16:27 The Daily Show with
BURLINGTON, Ia. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders said Saturday that South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg's "Medicare for All Who Want It" health care hybrid would be "unfair" to working families.
Sanders' "I wrote the damn bill" quote about "Medicare for All" has become a cheer line on debate stages and in rallies, and his decades-long consistency on supporting universal health care coverage is a draw for many of his supporters.
Bernie Sanders' doctors say he is fit to serve as president after heart attack
Sen. Bernie Sanders' doctors say the 78-year-old presidential hopeful is fit to serve in the White House about three months after a heart attack. The senator from Vermont is one of three septuagenarians, along with Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, running near the front of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary field. © Provided by CNBC Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks during a campaign event at NOAH's Events Venue on December 30, 2019 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Sen.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled his health care plan on Thursday, outlining a The South Bend, Indiana, mayor calls his plan "Medicare for All Who Want It," a nod to the Buttigieg ' s proposal -- unlike Sanders ' plan -- would not force people onto government health
Pete Buttigieg is billing his new health - care proposal as a riff off Sen. Bernie Sanders ’ s Medicare-for-all plan . The South Bend, Ind., mayor — who came in third in a new Iowa primary poll — is a prime example of how most of the Democratic presidential contenders have distanced themselves from the
Buttigieg, like many candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president,that stops short of Sanders' goal. Instead, Buttigieg proposes giving people a choice between buying into a public option of health care coverage or private insurance. And that's its fatal flaw, Sanders said. It would overload the government with the most expensive patients, he said.
"When you talk about having a system where you're going to have private insurance and you're going to have (a public) option going in, the rich and the healthy will go into private insurance, the poor and the sick will go into Medicare and cost that system an enormous amount of money," Sanders said. "So it's a failed idea in my view."
Elizabeth Warren Says Bernie Sanders Sent Volunteers ‘Out to Trash Me’
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — A nearly yearlong run of good will between two of the leading progressives in the 2020 presidential race, Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders, appears to be evaporating in the run-up to the Iowa caucuses. On Sunday, Ms. Warren said she was “disappointed” that Mr. Sanders’s campaign had been using a call script for volunteers that suggested she was appealing mainly to highly educated voters and would not be able to expand the Democratic Party coalition. “I was disappointed to hear that Bernie is sending his volunteers out to trash me,” Ms. Warren said. “I hope Bernie reconsiders and turns his campaign in a different direction.
Bernie Sanders said Mayor Pete Buttigieg ' s "Medicare for all who want it" health care hybrid would be "unfair" to working families.
Pete Buttigieg supports Medicare for All but prefers a more gradual pathway to achieve that goal in order to prevent a shock to the economy, he explains on his campaign website. Buttigieg describes his health care plan as “Medicare for All Who Want It.” The idea is to allow anyone to enroll in Medicare
He chastised the prescription drug and health care industries as creating a "dysfunctional, cruel system that is very, very expensive." He asked attendees for stories about health care costs, and. When an attendee asked about Buttigieg's plan, Sanders called it "unfair."
"If Buttigieg or someone else wants to maintain that system, I think it's really unfair to the working families of this country," Sanders said. "I'm just suggesting to you we can substantially lower health care costs for working families."
Buttigiegin the most recent Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll, released in November. Sanders was No. 3, tied with former Vice President Joe Biden. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren was in second. Warren, Sanders and Biden were all within a percentage point of each other, according to the poll.
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Biden accuses Sanders campaign of releasing 'doctored' video, calls it a lie .
Biden accuses Sanders campaign of releasing 'doctored' video, calls it a lieFormer Vice President Biden, who had just been asked at an Iowa campaign event about rumors that he wants to cut Social Security, said he does not want to cut the government-run retirement and disability program. He then lambasted the campaign of Sanders, a progressive standard-bearer and rival for the Democratic presidential nomination.