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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders' projection of 'thousands' of deaths from lost health coverage is well-supported

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Bernie Sanders’ projection of ‘thousands’ of deaths from lost health coverage is well-supported

During an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., didn’t hold back in his criticism of Republican efforts to roll back the Affordable Care Act: He said such legislative efforts will literally be deadly. "What the Republican proposal (in the House) does is throw 23 million Americans off of health insurance," Sanders told host Chuck Todd. "What a part of Harvard University — the scientists there — determine is when you throw 23 million people off of health insurance, people with cancer, people with heart disease, people with diabetes, thousands of people will die." Sanders continued, …

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