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Bernie Sanders Won’t Reveal Cost Of Medicare-For-All Because ‘It’s Such A Huge Number’

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Democratic 2020 candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that he won’t put a price tag on his government takeover of the health care system because the figure is too big.

The Vermont senator again declined to say how much his Medicare-for-All plan would cost during an interview with the Washington Post on Thursday.

“I don’t give a number and I’ll tell you why: It’s such a huge number and it’s so complicated that if I gave a number you and 50 other people would go through it and say, ‘Oh . . . ‘” Sanders told a Post reporter.

Sanders has repeatedly avoided saying how much his Medicare-for-All plan would cost, although he has acknowledged that he will raise taxes on most Americans as part of his plan, which would abolish private health insurance plans. Sanders said in August that “nobody” knows how much his plan will end up costing.

One report estimates that the Sanders plan could cost more than $32 trillion over the course of a decade, in addition to killing as many as two million jobs.

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, another 2020 Democratic candidate, has been more open about the cost of her Medicare-for-All plan–she puts the figure at $52 trillion–though she has insisted that middle-class Americans won’t see tax increases.

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  1. I just say let those LIEberal Fools Prattle as much as they wish Let them obstruct as much as they wish!

    LIEberals have tilted so far left they are about to fall over. Power is their drug of choice and since they no longer have power they are in severe withdrawals. Those fools who support or aid these Leftopathic clowns are signing their own death warrant!!!

    LIEberal Democrats are power hungry morons without power. In order for them to create the illusion of having power they need to amass themselves to maintain the appearance of strength. This insipid and misguided left wing politically correct idiot-ology is playing with fire by people who don’t know that fire is hot!!

    Some of them might realize this yet cannot help themselves because they are in need of their drug and much the same as any addict, will do anything and at any cost to satisfy their cravings!! If it weren’t so sad it would be comical. No wait it is nothing close to being sad in fact it’s a Hilarious relief for they are about to go the way of the Do-Do or Henry Clay’s Whig Party!!!

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