Bennet says Warren needs to ‘be honest’ about health plan costs


HAMPSHIRE. POLITICAL DIRECTOR ADAM SEXTON
HAS THIS TONIGHT FROM NEW
LONDON.>>BRITISH BUILDINGS ON CAMPUS,
LEAVES CHANGING WITH THE SEASON
AND A CANDIDATE LOOKING FOR A
SPARK. MICHAEL BENNETT JOKINGLY
REFERRED TO HIMSELF AS A MILD
MANNERED MODERATE BUT LATELY
HE’S BEEN SPOILING FOR A FIGHT.>>THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AREN’T
ABOUT TO GIVE UP THE PRIVILEGE
OF HAVING A CHOICE ON HEALTHCARE
FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF PAYING $31
TRILLION IN TAXES.>>HERE IN NEW HAMPSHIRE WHERE
NEIGHBORING SENATOR ELIZABETH
WARREN APPEARS TO BE GAINING
MOMENTUM IN THE FIRST IN THE
NATION PRIMARY BENNETT IS GOING
ON OFFENSE SAYING WARREN NEEDS TO “BE HONEST” REGARDING HER
MEDICARE FOR ALL PLAN.>>AT LEAST BERNIE IS WILLING TO
SAY HOW HE WOULD PAY FOR IT. I DON’T THINK MOST AMERICANS
WOULD ACCEPT WHAT HE’S SAYING
BUT WE ALL NEED TO BE HONEST
ABOUT OUR PLANS AND WHAT OUR
PROPOSALS ARE.>>BENNETT SAID THE MEDICARE FOR
ALL PRICE TAG IS TOO STEEP AND
HE’S NOT JUST TALKING ABOUT
DOLLARS AND CENTS.>>THE ISSUE IS NOT ABOUT IT
PASSING THROUGH CONGRESS. THE ISSUE IS WHETHER, A, WE WANT
TO LOSE THE PRESIDENCY AND LOSE
A BUNCH OF PURPLE STATES.>>THE COLORADO SENATOR HAS HIS
OWN PUBLIC OPTIONS PLAN AND HE’S
ALSO COUNTING ON SOME POLLS THAT
SHOW DEMOCRATS COOL TO THE IDEA
OF A GOVERNMENT-RUN SYSTEM.>>THERE NEEDS TO BE SOME
CHANGES, BUT I DON’T THINK YOU
WANT TO THROW THE BABY OUT WITH
THE BATH WATER, SO TO SPEAK.>>HE UNDERSTANDS THERE IS RISK
INVOLVED BUT HIS PLAN WON’T SEEM
BIG ENOUGH OR BOLD ENOUGH IN
COMPARISON TO MEDICARE FOR ALL. BUT HE BELIEFS ONCE VOTERS START
DIGGING IN ON THE ISSUE, THEY
WILL COME AROUND TO HIS
POSITION.>>I THINK WHAT THEY ARE GOING
TO DO IS LOOK FOR SOMEBODY WHO
HAS GOT A COMMON SENSE AGENDA
THAT CAN UNITE DEMOCRATS, YES,
BUT ALSO, CAN WIN BACK SOME OF
THE NINE MILLION PEOPLE THAT VOTED TWICE FOR OBAMA, A

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  1. Elizabeth Warren, honest?

    kek

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