Ted Cruz shied away from taking away Obamacare’s mandate for insurers to cover all of birth control.
“It is going to be a choice for each patient to make,” the Republican Texas senator said during a CNN debate Tuesday on the future of Obamacare.
He added, “Obamacare is all about these mandates.”
Cruz then referenced a quote from former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
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“The problem with socialism is you eventually run out of people’s money,” he said.
Cruz’s opponent, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a self-proclaimed democratic socialist, took umbrage with the response.
“If you repeal the Affordable Care Act we are going to provide $346 billion in tax breaks to the top 2 percent,” he said.
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