Is Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders?

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As the 2016 Presidential Election starts to close in on the primaries, we are now beginning to see the front-runners in both political parties. Donald Trump, who has been far ahead of the other Republican candidates almost the entire race, seems more and more likely to snag the Republican nominee, while Bernie Sanders has continued to climb in the polls on the Democratic side. Whether the next President is going to be Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, or another candidate, it is inevitable that they will have to come up with a plan for gun control, health care, and have a foreign policy that can deal with the problems we face today. As Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both represent different parties, some of their ideas still overlap one…show more content…
While the American people have still yet to hear a full-blown proposal, some of the only information on a Trump healthcare system is that he plans to allow healthcare insurers to compete across state lines. In the latest CNN Republican Debate, Trump stated, “When you get rid of the lines, it brings in competition. So instead of having one insurance company taking care of New York or Texas, you’ll have many. They’ll compete. And it will be a beautiful thing.” Trump’s healthcare plan is lacking many details, and it will need quite a few more ideas that are brought forward if he wants us to covet his healthcare ideas as much as he does. As previously mentioned, Bernie Sanders is an advocate for Universal health care coverage as well. Sanders’ proposal is much more detailed, and many of his backers love it. Sanders claims, “I believe that the U.S. should do what every other major country on Earth is doing, and that is, guarantee health care to all people as a right." To pay for this, Sanders wants to raise the federal income tax by 2.2% and charge employers 6.2% of their payroll (Kodjak). However, economists believe this just will not cover the hefty bill this would lay on the government. "I 'm not sure the numbers add up, but the aspirations add up,” says Jared
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