Single payer didn’t fail in Vermont — it was never given a chance.
News Release — James Ehlers for Vermont Sept. 15, 2017 Contact: Campaign Manager, Theo Fetter, [email protected] Winooski, VT — Today, James Ehlers, Democratic candidate for Vermont Governor, announced his strong support of Senator Bernie Sanders’ recently introduced plan for Universal Healthcare for all Americans. With his firm belief that Vermonters’ access to high quality healthcare […]
President Trump promised a veto while a Republican senator called for the Congressional Budget Office to score Sanders’ single-payer bill.
The Vermont senator and his allies did not identify the cost of or funding source for such a program, which drew jeers from Republicans.
But that doesn’t mean the 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, speaking at Labor Day events in Vermont and New Hampshire, wants to talk about his plans for 2020.