Sanders clashes with Tapper: 'Your question is a Republican talking point'

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll The polls are asking the wrong question Sanders unveils plan to eliminate Americans' medical debt MORE (I-Vt.) clashed with CNN moderator Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperSanders, Yang to miss CNN's town hall on LGBTQ issues Omar asks Twitter what it's doing in response to Trump spreading 'lies that put my life at risk' O'Rourke responds to Buttigieg's gun criticism: 'That calculation and fear is what got us here in the first place' MORE during the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night, accusing him of using Republican talking points in his questions about "Medicare for All."

Tapper asked the candidates if they supported raising taxes on the middle class to pay for Medicare for All.

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“What I’m talking about and others up here are talking about is no deductibles and no copayments, and Jake, your question is a Republican talking point,” Sanders said. “And by the way, the health care industry will be advertising tonight on this program.” 

 

 

“Thank you, senator, your time is up,” Tapper said.

“They’ll be advertising tonight with that talking point,” Sanders added.