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In Major Snub to Justice Democrats, Nancy Pelosi Says She’s “Agnostic” on Medicare for All

The division within the Democratic party continues to escalate on all fronts.

April 5, 2019
In Major Snub to Justice Democrats, Nancy Pelosi Says She’s “Agnostic” on Medicare for All

The division within the Democratic party continues to escalate on all fronts. As the Washington Post notes, Nancy Pelosi is not completely sold on the idea of Medicare for All, a cornerstone policy proposal for 2020 contenders and the far-left:

“’I’m agnostic. Show me how you think you can get there,’ Pelosi said in an interview with The Washington Post. ‘We all share the value of health care for all Americans — quality, affordable health care for all Americans. What is the path to that? I think it’s the Affordable Care Act, and if that leads to Medicare-for-all, that may be the path.’”

“She also suggested that Medicare-for-all had become more of a buzzword among political activists in the run-up to the 2020 campaign, a loosely defined concept that few people understood in concrete terms.”

“’When most people say they’re for Medicare-for-all, I think they mean health care for all. Let’s see what that means. A lot of people love having their employer-based insurance and the Affordable Care Act gave them better benefits,’ said Pelosi, who shepherded the ACA through Congress in 2009 and 2010 during her first time as speaker.”

Pelosi has also yet to back another top priority of progressives, the Green New Deal.

The chasm between Pelosi and the left continues to grow as freshman progressives, such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, have usurped Pelosi’s power and are now leading the Democratic party.