The 2 major Presidential candidates were asked to
answer the question, “How would you ensure access to health care for
the citizens of the United States?” The following are their answers.
I believe that all Americans should have access to affordable, high-quality
health care. Rising health care costs impose a burden on families and small
businesses and put coverage out of the reach of many Americans. My plan will
help reduce the rising cost of health care, provide new and affordable health
coverage options for all Americans, and provide not just a government program
but a path to greater opportunity, giving millions of Americans more freedom
and more control over their own health care and their own future.
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