Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” while discussing former President Bill Clinton criticizing ObamaCare while campaigning for his wife Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said, “I’d love a single payer,” option.
Pelosi said,, “I mean the Affordable Care Act, 20 million more people have access to affordable quality health care. Not only that, many — tens of millions more are no longer subjected to pre-existing conditions, eliminating,”
She added, “I wanted a single payer — I’d love a single payer but we’re not there. I wanted a public option which would address that. But we’ve never done anything, whether it’s Social Security, Medicare and the rest, where we haven’t said, ‘let’s see how it works and let’s improve it.’ No, I wouldn’t worry about that. What I do think is Affordable Care Act stands there with Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act as a pillar of health and economic security for American families. I think it’s really important to know Republicans have voted over 65 times to eliminate it, and they have voted more than one time to dismantle Medicare by taking away the guarantee.”
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