Chris Wallace: Trump Gave Dems a ‘Gift’ with Health Care Pivot, Republicans ‘Scratching Their Heads’
WALLACE: "Politics. I mean, you're asking is there any chance for a middle ground, absolutely not before 2020. Democrats really think they have the best of this issue, I completely agree with you. There were a lot of ways you could have attacked Medicare for All and you could see Nancy Pelosi saying well, that’s just an aspirational plan, we’re not really talking about it. And in fact, the Democratic, House Democratic health care plan was about improving ObamaCare, not Medicare for All. But the President, again, gave them this gift by saying he wants to strike down ObamaCare. So they don’t have to defend Medicare for All anymore, all they have to do is say they’re for ObamaCare and an improved version of ObamaCare. So, in a sense, he's made it easier for at least the moderates, centrists, and the mainstream of the House Democratic leadership, Nancy Pelosi, folks like that, to say we’re not going to focus on Medicare for All, we’re going to focus on saving ObamaCare."