LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) — The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden visited Lancaster on Thursday to discuss health care and the current stasis of coronavirus.
The former vice president held a low-key event, which seems to be in keeping with the new Biden campaign strategy. Only a handful of families were given the chance to see Biden as they discussed the merits of the Affordable Care Act.
One of the families that spoke with the vice president was from Manheim, the Ritters. The family’s twins were diagnosed with cancer when they were four.
“One of the reasons I voted for you and President Obama back in 2007 was because he understood what it was like,” Stacie Ritter told Biden.
During a speech Biden delivered in the afternoon, he criticized President Trump for looking to weaken Obamacare at a time when millions of Americans are out of work.
“Perhaps most cruelly of all, if Donald Trump has his way, those who have complications from Covid-19 could be the new preexisting conditions,” he added.Recent polls suggest the former VP has a 10 point lead in Pennsylvania, but Lancaster Democrats emphasize that Biden continue pushing on substantial issues like health care.“Even before the pandemic we had a […]
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