‘A bunch of malarkey!’ Joe Biden uses familiar phrase to fight back against Kamala Harris
As the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates verbally sparred over healthcare, former vice president Joe Biden went back to an oft-used phrase to express his displeasure Wednesday night.
Biden took issue with Sen. Kamala Harris calling back to sentiments used in Tuesday night’s debate. As other candidates took aim at her for her thoughts on universal healthcare, she said they were “using republican talking points.”
Biden fired back.
“This is not a Republican talking point,” he said. “The Republicans are trying to kill Obamacare. Obamacare took care of 20 million people right off the bat — 100 million people with pre-existing conditions.
“In fact, what we got is a public option that in fact would allow anybody to buy in. No one has to keep their private insurance. They can buy into this plan and they can buy into with a $1,000 and never have to pay more than 8.5 percent of their income when they do it. If they don’t have any money, they’ll get in free.
To applause, he said, “So this idea is a bunch of malarkey that we’re talking about here!”………read more
Source: USA Today