Axios: Democratic senators call on Biden to expand Medicare in American Families Plan
Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 16 Democratic senators sent President Biden a letter on Sunday calling for his American Families Plan to significantly expand Medicare.
Why it matters: The plan, expected to be announced ahead of Biden's address to Congress on Wednesday, is one of several massive proposals brought by the administration to ease mass economic pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
- The White House is expected to propose funding the plan by raising tax rates for the wealthiest Americans, Axios has confirmed.
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By: Orion Rummler
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