Friday, January 4, 2019

Former Dem Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Who Might Run In 2020: Hey, Everyone Running In My Party Wants Socialized Medicine

By Town Hall, Jan. 03, 2019

Former Virginia Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe, a close ally to the Clintons, is mulling a presidential run. At first glance, he could be seen as a Democrat who isn’t veering on the far left of the spectrum. Yes, he pushed Medicaid expansion as governor, but the Republican legislature always blocked it up until recently. Elected in 2013, McAuliffe was pretty business-centered, sticking to issues where he could do the most with what he had in Richmond. He didn’t go hardcore against gun rights, he couldn’t. And the closing years of his administration saw him enact a concealed carry reciprocity agreement that made Virginia one of the best states in the country concerning carry rights. The anti-gun Left was not pleased. So, with McAuliffe out in 2017, you cannot serve consecutive terms in Virginia, and with 2020 on the horizon with no Hillary Clinton in the mix (so far), he’s considering a presidential run. Heck, everyone is on the Left. It’s open season. In a recent interview with CNN, McAuliffe also reminded us, though I know some of you already knew this, that pretty much everyone who is running for the Democratic nomination is pro-socialized medicine, and have zero ideas for how to pay for it (via Real Clear Politics):
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