President Trump President Trump says the changes to Medicare will serve to protect Americans from Sanders’ savaging of health insurance for the elderly. (Photo: Bloomberg)

President Trump took his Bernie-busting road show to Florida Thursday, unveiling a series of steroid injections to Medicare that would have the effect of defending the rights of seniors and the profits of insurers. The President’s trip to a comfortable senior facility in Central Florida put him back on the offensive after a week of reacting to the Democrats’ latest impeachment attempt.

Trump and his hand-picked Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, Seema Verma, have been turning up the heat on Bernie Sanders’ proposal to cover all Americans under one enormous Medicare insurance umbrella. From the White House perspective, such a plan is loaded with flaws that would put older Americans at risk and cut out Medicare Advantage plans entirely.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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