"Not only did Trump's own budget make deep cuts to Medicare, but can someone explain to me how a socialist program can be saved from socialism?"
"Insurance industry stocks dropping as the Medicare for All movement heats up – we've got some serious people power on our hands!"
Media Matters labeled Verma's interview an intentional "smear" of the Vermont Independent senator's appearance and proposal.
Expanded Social Security and Medicare are important building blocks on the foundation laid down in 1935.
More than 100 Democratic lawmakers co-sponsored a House bill last month to dramatically revamp healthcare in the United States by creating a Medicare-for-All system funded by the federal government.
Seema Verma’s attacks on Medicare and Medicaid, along with her close involvement in the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken and destroy the Affordable Care Act, have hurt Verma’s public image.
"This is a milestone in the fight for universal healthcare and an equitable society, where working people make the decisions that determine our destiny."