DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign is launching a new offensive on taxes, saying Bernie Sanders’ health care plan would require middle-class workers to pay higher taxes.READ MORE: FDA Authorizes COVID-19 Booster Shots From Moderna, Johnson & Johnson
Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallon says in a statement that a 2013 proposal by Sanders in the Senate to create a single-payer health care system showed middle-class families would face higher taxes. He says “simple math” shows Sanders would need to tax workers more to pay for his agenda.READ MORE: DFW Nonprofits To Start Holiday Drives Early Due To Supply Chain Concerns
Sanders campaign spokesman Michael Briggs says their “Medicare for all” plan would save taxpayers money in the long run because it would eliminate wasteful health spending. He says Clinton supports a system that “props up private insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies” which have given money to her campaign.
Clinton is taking part in a grassroots organizing event today in Dallas. The event, where Clinton hopes to organize support ahead of the March 1 Texas Primary, is being held in the Mountain View College gymnasium at 849 W. Illinois Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75211.MORE NEWS: Arlington Police Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect Who Allegedly 'Drove Directly Towards Officer'
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