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Bernie Sanders – Sanders: GOP health care plan gives wealthiest a $275 billion tax break

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Sanders: GOP health care plan gives wealthiest a $275 billion tax break

Sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., put a different spin on the Republican House’s plan to overhaul the health care system. Speaking on MSNBC, Sanders said the House plan isn’t really a health care plan at all. It’s a tax cut package, he says, that overwhelmingly helps the wealthy. "Look at it as a tax plan with $275 billion in tax breaks for the top 2 percent, people earning $250,000 a year or more," Sanders said on All In With Chris Hayes March 8. He said the change amounted to a transfer of wealth from working families to the wealthiest. …

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