Warren Officially Joins Sanders on Single Payer: 'It's Time to Fight for Medicare for All'
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) announced Thursday that she will co-sponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) Medicare for All legislation, calling it “the best way to deliver high quality, low cost healthcare to all Americans.”
“There is something fundamentally wrong when one of the richest and most powerful countries on the planet can’t make sure that a person can afford to see a doctor when they’re sick,” Warren wrote in a blog post on her website. “Healthcare is a basic human right—and it’s time to fight for it.”
“There is something fundamentally wrong when one of the richest and most powerful countries on the planet can’t make sure that a person can afford to see a doctor when they’re sick.”
Click Here: Putters—Sen. Elizabeth WarrenWith her announcement, Warren becomes the second Democratic senator to officially endorse Sanders’ legislation, which is reportedly set to be introduced next week. As Common Dreams reported, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) announced at a town hall last week that she plans to co-sponsor Sanders’ bill, saying “it’s the right thing to do.”
Warren had previously expressed support for moving toward a single-payer system. In a June interview with the Wall Street Journal, Warren called Medicare for All the obvious “next step,” given the flaws of the current for-profit system.
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