Elizabeth Warren has been extremely evasive when it comes to explaining how her healthcare plans are going to be funded.
She has been asked numerous times and she just won’t give a straight answer.
Now one of her economic advisers is even saying her tax plan won’t cover the cost.
The Washington Free Beacon reports:
Warren Adviser: Tax Plan ‘Not Enough’ To Cover Medicare For All
One of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D., Mass.) top economic advisers acknowledged Wednesday that the senator doesn’t have a sufficient tax plan to pay for her proposed single-payer health care system.
“Her taxes as they currently exist are not enough yet to cover fully replacing health insurance,” University of California, Berkeley economics professor Emmanuel Saez, who helped develop Warren’s “wealth tax” proposal, told Bloomberg News.
Warren’s campaign claims to have proposed about $7.3 trillion in tax increases, enough to pay for an agenda it projects will cost about $6 trillion. However, with Medicare for All costing more than $3 trillion a year, experts across the spectrum told Bloomberg the math means she would have to raise middle-class tax rates as well.
“She is offering a Medicare for All plan and not offering even close to enough to pay for it,” the Tax Foundation’s Kyle Pomerleau told Bloomberg. “One place she hasn’t gone yet is raising the existing individual income tax for top earners.”
This isn’t Republicans saying this.
It’s Warren’s onw team!
Guess whose tax monies she wants, but is obfuscating about? If you're in the middle class, YOURS!!
Warren Adviser: Tax Plan ‘Not Enough’ To Cover Medicare For All https://t.co/G1TbLi46VY
— Junkyard Dogs (@baileyjer) October 18, 2019
— Tom03431 (@ohlookitstom) October 18, 2019
It doesn’t sound like she is being very honest with the American people.