Tom Steyer lays out climate change, deficit plans During a CNN Town Hall in New Hampshire, Democratic Presidential candidate layed out his plans for combating the climate crisis and the national deficit, while ...
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From July 17, 2017:
"There is an absolute, unspoken war between corporate interests and the American people," he said. "That's the underlying subtext for all of the public discussions within the Democratic party. We're seeing a deliberate attempt to take away [working families'] future by really rich people. Until we address that, I don't think we're dealing with the reality Americans are facing today."
Specifically, Steyer argued that Democrats should rally around Sanders's Medicare for All proposal, which has seen a massive surge of support in recent weeks as the Republican Party attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
"The idea that we're not going to cover people is over," Steyer said, echoing the argument of progressives who have argued that single-payer is now not only possible, but inevitable.