The 'Daily KOS'' wrote last year, "$32 trillion. You may have seen this number in corporate media coverage and Republican propaganda. It’s the estimated cost of universal health care over a 10-year period... Compared to what we’re currently spending, universal health care or single-payer health care would save us $17 trillion over 10 years."
So you say if this is so great why wouldn't legislators support it?
Do I really have to explain whose interests congress really represents?
HINT: Not yours.
Well that never happened!
Crunching the numbers in 2016
What he didn't take into account was the money already budgeted towards the veteran care services, Medicaid and current government workers plans which could also be used to help pay for it.