Democrats can beat Trump on health care if they focus on high costs and economic security

USA Today

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The firing pistol went off on the 2020 election and the incumbent President Donald Trump aimed it in a strange direction — directly at his own health care record.

“If we win back the House, we’re going to produce phenomenal health care,” Trump said in an interview with ABC News on the eve of his 2020 kickoff rally in Florida. “And we already have the concept of the plan. And it’ll be much better health care.”

As Democrats enter the presidential primary debate season, this presents an opportunity.They would be smart to talk about health care as a core economic issue facing Americans, not a theoretical debate on how to cover more people.