Nancy Pelosi, D-Californian Councilor, advises that he has called on health policy groups to raise concerns about Medicare-for-all proposals, just as the plan has begun to be perceived by candidates for democratic presidential elections in 2020
Politico said that Wendel Primus, Pelosi's Health Policy Advisor, said at a private meeting of policy groups on November 30th that a player's striving for a radical goal risks diverting from the basic health message of the party.
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The best candidates for Democratic Presidencies in 2020 supported the Medicare-for-all plan. ., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., taking the opportunity to put an end to most private insurance plans.
But while Democratic leaders have insisted on further healthcare reform, Pelosi has departed from full ambition. of the Medicare-for-all plan. In an interview with Rolling Stone in February, she said she would not be "a good asset like the Affordable Care Act."
"It's not catastrophic [coverage] ̵
As to the wider concept of a single payer plan, it puts the cost of $ 30 trillion and asked, "Now how do you pay for it?"
According to Politico, Primus called Medicare-for-all unnecessary distraction and expressed the need for a closer analysis of political implications. Some who attended the meeting said they had the impression that the democratic leadership wanted to undermine the proposal.
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so that we can get on with our agenda, "one of those present said. "Can you help us point out the problems?"
A spokesman for Pelosi argued that Primus is looking for a "one-sided analysis" of the proposal. "Wendell absolutely did not want any one-sided analysis of Medicare for All and anyone who claims he has not otherwise heard," said spokesman Henry Connelly, "As Democrats across the spectrum, we believe in fact-based legislation, data and honest analysis. "
Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., who had introduced her own Medicare-for-all account in the room, told Politico that if it is true, the remarks are disappointing
"We will take up our leadership to make sure that the Revelation is likely to only feed the divide between the more cherished (19659005) In the past, Pelosi expressed doubts about liberal proposals such as the Green New Course, which she called "Green Dream or whatever it is called" , although it has since boasted enthusiasm behind the ambitious pressure to tackle inequality in income and climate change.
This tension was exposed this week when Representatives Alexandria Occasio-Cortez, DN.Y., and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Criticized the policy of the Democratic Congress campaign. DCCC to Bloc
Occasio-Cortes called it "extremely separatist and harmful to the party" and recommended a pause in all CSD donations.
Fox News Steven Sorase and Judson Berger contributed to this report