Sanders: ‘Thousands of People Will Die’ Because of Health Care Bill
COOPER: " Senator Sanders, earlier this afternoon you tweeted, 'Donald Trump and Republicans just celebrated voting to let thousands of Americans die so that billionaires get tax breaks.' Is that really what you think is happening here? Do you think thousands of Americans will die if —"
SANDERS: "Exactly. Absolutely. No question. Which is not going to happen, Anderson, but if the bill passed today in the House and it became law, thousands of Americans would die because they would no longer have access to healthcare. It is wrong to talk about what happened in the House today as a healthcare bill. This was not a healthcare bill. This was a bill that provided $300 billion in a tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent at a time when we already have massive income inequality in America today."