Meet The Democrats AGAINST Medicare-For-All

Many Democrats are lining up behind Bernie Sanders’ Medicare-For-All bill but there are some notable exceptions. Ana Kasparian, Jimmy Dore, and Ron Placone, the hosts of The Young Turks, tell you who’s not supporting Medicare-For-All. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that single-payer health insurance is not a litmus test for Democrats and that she is focused on protecting health-care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Pelosi (D-Calif.) declined to endorse “Medicare for All” legislation backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and instead called on Democrats to release a wide range of proposals to fix and improve President Barack Obama’s signature health-care law. Her position on health care is the latest evidence that Democrats in the House are willing to ignore pressure from liberal factions aiming to drive the party further to the left.

“I don’t think it’s a litmus test,” Pelosi said in an interview. “What we want is to have as many people as possible, everybody, covered, and I think that’s something that we all embrace.”

Pelosi said that she would like a variety of health-care ideas to be vetted and analyzed by budget scorekeepers but that she thinks none of them will succeed while the ACA is under attack from Republicans.”

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Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Jimmy Dore, Ron Placone

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Meet The Democrats AGAINST Medicare-For-All

28 thoughts on “Meet The Democrats AGAINST Medicare-For-All

    • TheBlazersfan22. It is MOST important to primary them, so they are not on the ballot as Dem-representatatives on election-day in 2018- especially PELOSI. Her name on the ballot is poison to so many candidates across the country.

  1. Obama care is nothing more than a huge giveaway to the health insurance industrial complex. You’re forced by law to buy it. Tax money goes to them for poor recipients. And there are NO price controls.

  2. We got what we got because a majority of our elected officials (both parties) in 2009 got there with money from the Healthcare industry. We will not get Medicare for All until they stop taking that money.

  3. all i can say is that i am glad to be a canadian. i don’t have to worry about health care !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i don’t have to worry about going bankrupt because of medical expenses !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Two doctor visits, with employer insurance, = $400 dollars a visit for a $800 dollar bill. We now go self-pay for $135 a visit. Our family has insurance but our family is truly uninsured. Private insurance is a pit of vipers stealing from the American people.

  5. So cool to see Ron and jimmy both at the table. They don’t hold any punches and have no real bias to one political team or the other.

  6. For a non american, this whole debate is out of imagination. In Austria for example we have a ‘basic version’ of a single payer system dating back to 1889. From 1956 on we have our current system where everybody has to pay his fair share to contribute to the health care system.

    Even if I never will be using any kind of health care treatment in my life (very unlikely), I feel happy to support people that are in need. People with disgusting sicknesses that threaten their lifes. I would be absolutely outraged if people are dying in my homecountry because they cant afford health care.

    Arent we better than animals? Shouldnt we actually care about others?….
    To me a racist, hateful or a person that thinks he/she is somethig better than someone else is nothing more than a monkey on two feet – well even monkeys do show social habits, maybe a badger or skunk.

  7. As someone living in Europe, I find it so fascinating that almost all of your politicians are so transparently full of BS, yet all the corporate media pretends they believe a single word they say.

    • Hey, That the USA for ya. Many people are so stupid here based on their own personal beliefs it will literally sager your mind. I honestly feel like I am the smartest person in the room 99.9% of the time. Much of my responses are, “Your wrong, don’t you have access to the Internet?”

    • streglof take notice of how the right wing tries to make people mad at those who go to college, while simultaneously telling its base that college is a necessity so they can become debt slaves.

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