Harris Vows to Cover Illegal Immigrants Under Medicare-For-All, Says She Won’t Deny Healthcare to ‘Any Human’


Democratic presidential primary candidate and Senator Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) told CNN’s Jake Tapper that she would be “opposed to any policy” that would deny health care under Medicare-for-All to any resident, legally here or not.

While giving a Sunday interview with Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Harris — one of the 21 Democrats vying for the chance to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election — was pressed about her support a Medicare-for-All proposal that would extend coverage to “any resident,” including illegal immigrants in the U.S. Medicare-for-All is a program championed by her primary opponent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Harris responded by saying that she was “opposed to any policy” that would prevent a person in the U.S. — here legally or not — from using taxpayer-funded public health care.

“Let me just be very clear about this: I am opposed to any policy that would deny in our country any human being from access to public safety, public education, or public health. Period.”

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Harris’s comments expand on her previous backing of Sanders’s Medicare-for-All proposal.

As IJR Blue previously reported, Harris declared her full backing of Medicare-for-All, saying that health care was a “right,” not a “privilege.”

“What we know is that to live in a civil society, to be true to the ideals and the spirit of who we say we are as a country, we have to appreciate and understand that access to health care is a — should not be thought of as a privilege. It should be understood to be a right.”

After Harris announced her backing of the plan, Dr. Marc Siegel spoke out against the proposal, slamming it as a plan that could take “a wrecking ball to private insurance” and stating that access to care would be worse under Medicare-for-All, as IJR Red noted.

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Hang it up Harris, TRUMP will win. YOU are far from Presidential Material. You are too coarse,too mean to people,too full of yourself. .


Kamala-lama-ding-dong probably thinks printing money is what creates the wealth to pay for these inane give away programs. Socialism does not work and never will.

Laura Sealey

They have nothing of substance that the American population wants or needs to here. If they keep talking, they will hand this election to Trump.


They keep digging a deeper hole with their giveaway programs. I love how they love to give away everything that’s NOT their’s! What shall we call them: The twenty twits? The twenty turds? I cant wait until it really gets going and they eat their own on national TV. The debates will be fantastic: 20 idiots pushing more dramatic giveaways, trying to outdo the others! 🤪


No country can remain afloat while GIVING everyONE, everyTHING. It simply cannot be done. Anyone who believes it can, really believes it CAN, is a fool.





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