Elizabeth Warren Nevada Debate


Elizabeth Warren savages everyone else’s healthcare plan

She didn't hold back.


Andrew Wyrich


Posted on Feb 19, 2020   Updated on Jan 27, 2021, 2:24 pm CST

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) tore into her fellow 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls’ healthcare plans on Wednesday night during a tension-filled debate in Nevada. 

Warren took aim at proposals from Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). She compared Buttigieg’s plan to a “PowerPoint” and mockingly said that Klobuchar’s plan was a Post-It note.

“We need to get everybody’s healt care plan out here,” Warren said. “Mayor Buttigieg really has a slogan that was thought up by his consultants to paper over a thin version of a plan that would leave millions of people unable to afford their health care. It’s not a plan—it’s a PowerPoint.”

Warren then turned her sights on Klobuchar.

“Amy’s plan is even less. It’s like a Post-It note. ‘Insert plan here.'”

Finally, Warren discussed the healthcare proposal from Sanders, saying that he had a “good start.”

“But instead of expanding and bringing in more people to help, instead his campaign relentlessly attacks everyone who asks a question or who tries to fill in details about how to actually make this work. And then his own advisers say ‘Eh probably won’t happen anyway.'”

The Massachusetts senator then touted her own plan.

“Healthcare is a crisis in this country. My approach to this is: We need as much help for as many people as quickly as possible, and bring in as many supporters as we can. And if we don’t get it all the first time, take the win and come back into the fight to ask for more.”


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*First Published: Feb 19, 2020, 9:07 pm CST