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John Legend calls Pete Buttigieg's 'Medicare for All Who Want It' plan a 'trap'

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John Legend took issue with former Mayor Pete Buttigieg's healthcare reform proposal in a series of tweets on Thursday arguing that the 2020 candidate's plan doesn't go far enough to protect Americans.
Buttigieg's "Medicare for All Who Want It" plan would essentially add a public option to Obamacare.
"It's a trap for progressives to try to talk about healthcare as some sort of free market like they're talking about tvs or cell phones," Legend tweeted. "Healthcare is a necessity and there's very little choice when you're actually sick. You need treatment and...
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'A godsend to my old industry': A former insurance executive says Pete Buttigieg's healthcare plan would keep huge profits for insurers and bankrupt Americans

'A godsend to my old industry': A former insurance executive says Pete Buttigieg's healthcare plan would keep huge profits for insurers and bankrupt Americans

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Wendell Potter, a former insurance executive, ripped into Pete Buttigieg's health plan in an interview with Business Insider.
Potter said he believes the plan is a "godsend" for the insurance industry and will allow it to maintain its grip over American healthcare.
"They'd be happy as clams on the Pete Buttigieg health plan," he told Business Insider.
The Buttigieg campaign defended the plan in statement and noted the insurance industry has also spent millions attacking it.
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