Skip to comments.Cruz hits The Donald on 'TrumpCare'
Posted on 02/01/2016 7:36:04 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife
CRUZ HITS TRUMP ON HEALTH CARE - AND HE'S KIND OF RIGHT - Locked in a close battle in Iowa, Ted Cruz is turning to health care in an attempt to separate himself from rival Donald Trump. A brutal ad airing in Iowa links "HillaryCare" and "ObamaCare" with "TrumpCare" - and uses Trump's own words against him.
"Everybody's got to be covered, this is an un-Republican thing for me to say," the ad quotes Trump saying on 60 Minutes last fall. "[And] the government's gonna pay for it."
Cruz pushed this message further on several Sunday shows. "A vote for Donald Trump is a vote for ObamaCare," Cruz claimed on Meet The Press. "Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have the identical position on health care. Which is they want to put the government in charge of you and your doctor. Now my views are polar opposites."
- TrumpCare remains vaguely defined. Trump called Cruz a "total liar" and declared, "I am so against Obamacare." But the thing is, Trump has repeatedly reiterated his commitment to some form of universal coverage - just as Cruz suggests. However, we still don't know any specifics of a Trump health plan, or how he'd pay for it.
Pressed again on Sunday, he still refused to offer details. "We'll work something out," Trump said on ABC's This Week. "Nobody knows health care better than Donald Trump."
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A legitimate reason to criticize Trump (as opposed to “he put the collection in the wrong tray at an Iowa church”)
Because he has none to offer. He's promising without thinking yet again.
We have Trumpcare for the broke now called Medicare and Medicaid and Medical.
What does that even mean? "Nobody knows health care better than Donald Trump." That's the kind of ridiculous banality you'd expect to hear at an election for Student Council in High School. And not from one of the smart kids, either.
“As far as single payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland.”
Cruzs’ plan as I understand it is to let people die in the streets. Correct?
Yep.... If elected.....he will work with Dems to produce single payer before it’s all over.
The Accuser Trump pointed his bony finger at Cruz and pronounced that Ted has no heart for not supporting his idea of Universal Health Care and lies about everything and has dandruff and halitosis and dirty fingernails. IMHO, Accuser Trump has no SOUL.
Donald trump employs tens of thousands of people. I am pretty sure he knows a thing or two about buying health care.
Trump doesn’t have a health care plan as yet, but has said for some time now that he would like the people to be able to shop around and across state borders...if it’s cheaper in Arizona and you live in Florida, you could purchase Arizona insurance than in Florida.....this is what I do with Auto insurance....it’s completion to keep the price down...
I don’t care anything about what Cruz says or wants, he’s just ‘ME2TED’ on everything anyway...
What makes it even more inane is the line that directly preceded it. If Trump really knew the health care issue as well as he claims to, his proposal would have a bit more depth than "We'll work something out."
Bless CRuz’s heart.
He’s continuing to embarrassingly flail away, at the air.
Trump supporters know this is pure nonsense.
That’s the biggest strike against Trump, for me. While I doubt he could get single payer passed, if an Ubamacare repeal cross his desk, would he sign it?
That is correct. Which as we all know is the Christian thing to do.
“What does that even mean? “Nobody knows health care better than Donald Trump.” That’s the kind of ridiculous banality you’d expect to hear at an election for Student Council in High School. And not from one of the smart kids, either.”
The man is for socialized health care and yet he’s being held up as a conservative standard bearer.
On what planet is socializing 1/5 of our economy conservative?
Medicare is for seniors over 65 that have paid into medicare for most of their lives.
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