Bernie Sanders dramatically pulls out policy plans on town hall stage

Source: Daily Mail Online - View Original Article
Published: Feb 25, 2020
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98% "Sanders declined to provide specifics on how he intends to pay for programs like Medicare for All on 60 Minutes on Sunday During the town ..."
-75% "As to how Sanders plans to pay for Medicare for All, which some estimates peg will cost $32trillion, the candidate claims that he has ..."
-85% "Sanders also calls for getting rid of 'health tax expenditures, which would no longer be needed under Medicare for All' and 'raising the top ..."
-91% "Sanders also wants to raise $3.085trillion by forcing the fossil fuel industry to 'pay for their pollution, through litigation, fees, and taxes, and eliminating ..."
-98% "The senator also calls for a $1.215trillion reduction in defense spending, which would come about by 'scaling back military operations on protecting the global ..."
-100% "Sanders replied that while his plan does include a tax increase, he claims it would save Americans money since they would not have to ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

98% : Sanders declined to provide specifics on how he intends to pay for programs like Medicare for All on 60 Minutes on Sunday During the town hall on Monday, Sanders' campaign revealed the policy proposals on his web site.
25% : As to how Sanders plans to pay for Medicare for All, which some estimates peg will cost $32trillion, the candidate claims that he has 'proposed a menu of financing options that would more than pay' for the program.
15% : Sanders also calls for getting rid of 'health tax expenditures, which would no longer be needed under Medicare for All' and 'raising the top marginal income tax rate to 52 per cent on income over $10million.'
9% : Sanders also wants to raise $3.085trillion by forcing the fossil fuel industry to 'pay for their pollution, through litigation, fees, and taxes, and eliminating federal fossil fuel subsidies.'
2% : The senator also calls for a $1.215trillion reduction in defense spending, which would come about by 'scaling back military operations on protecting the global oil supply.'
0% : Sanders replied that while his plan does include a tax increase, he claims it would save Americans money since they would not have to shoulder the other costs associated with private health insurance.

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