Los Angeles Times reporter Noah Bierman got the ball rolling on single-payer health care, asking Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders what she made of Democrats proposing such a change.
“I think that the President, as well as the majority of the country, knows that the single payer system that the Democrats are proposing is a horrible idea. I can’t think of anything worse than having government be more involved in your health care instead of less involved,” Huckabee Sanders responded in part.
Bierman followed up:
BIERMAN: But could he sign something that's not a full scale repeal? Obviously, I'm not just saying single payer, but something along the lines of what Senator Alexander
HUCKABEE SANDERS: We'd have to see the specific pieces of that legislation before we're going to weigh in on a hypothetical bill.
Just over five minutes later, CBS News Radio White House correspondent Steven Portnoy explained that Trump told The Washington Post in January that “he wanted to see a program that would allow for insurance for everybody and that would leverage Medicare and Medicaid's ability to control drug prices.Read more at NewsBusters