Sanders double downs on his medicare-for-all plan as the coronavirus spreads

Bernie Sanders strengthens his strategy for approaching mini Super Tuesday and how important a Michigan win is for his chances of competing with Joe Biden.
2:12 | 03/10/20

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Transcript for Sanders double downs on his medicare-for-all plan as the coronavirus spreads
For the latest on the sanders' campaign let's bring in ABC's Rachel Scott also live in Motown Rachel how does Bernie Sanders approaching tomorrow's contests and how important is Michigan. To his chances of competing when fine and. We'll Lindsay missed getting to really be a game changer for this gainers campaign. And these final hours his campaign is really going all in on this Steve for a few reasons for a silver theories and then here's why number one as you mentioned Michigan. The top prize for the delegates tomorrow 125. Delegates are up for grabs here Sanders is on the hunt for more delegates he's behind in the delegate count. And misty could given the boost that he needs secondly he won here in two when he sixteen it really did turn his campaign around so he's going to be looking. To do it again and thirty his campaign tells us. That they believe that this is one of the places they can make one of the most affected contrast. To Joseph Biden they know they were on limited time they know they had to zero in on areas where they can believe that they couldn't they can drop these effective contrast. And so this is a Rust Belt state and he's been attacking Biden on his record on trade but of course. Then the governor of the state is supporting but I didn't and delays it be competing with that message to Lindsay and sinners seems to. Mean doubling down on his Medicare for all plan is corona virus continues to spread what does message there and and how is he taking on the president. Yes and it sit senator Sanders held a rally how that round table rather today to talk about. The corona virus and set a very stern message to president Robbie called his statements. Or reckless he said that his advice is stupid and he's Italy adding to the confusion surrounding this I'll break. We also use it as an opportunity to talk about his own health care plan which is Medicare for all he expressed concern over some people that. Maybe Dell doesn't have don't have enough money to go to the doctor Haiti could be spreading this virus so going to work at a bit. I am thinking questions about his campaign events right IV campaign events attract hundreds of thousands of people. This past weekend in Michigan yet 151000 people at a rally like to call them body heat warm because people are packed. In this old tight we'll staters has not indicated any plans to cancel any of his upcoming rallies he says in touch with local health officials believe. Body heat warms OK thank you rate to stop of that latter part we appreciate it.

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