New York City Democratic mayor Bill de Blasio argued on behalf of policies that give back to the working people, such as guaranteed health care for all, during an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday. De Blasio also chastised moderate voices in the Democratic Party for not wanting to advance a bold …
It sounds great in theory. Six hundred thousand uninsured New Yorkers (half of whom are illegal aliens) will get guaranteed free health care, through a “compassionate vision” put forth by Sandinista sympathizer Bill de Blasio. They’ll even get a dedicated membership card and a hotline!
Rep. John Yarmuth (D., Ky.), chair of the House Budget Committee, asked the Congressional Budget Office for a “Medicare for all” to-do list that outlines logistical and financial trade-offs Democrats should consider as they develop singly-payer health care bills.
Public-sector unions in New York are pushing back against an Albany bill that would establish a single-payer health care plan for the state.
President Trump’s visit to the Department of Health and Human Services Thursday is the latest move in his administration’s fight to lower prescription drug costs, increase choice and flexibility within health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare, and defeat progressive calls for Medicare for All.