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Bernie Sanders Says He Will Be Chairman of Subcommittee On Health If Democrats Win Back U.S. Senate

October 8, 2020

If Democrats take control of the Senate, then self-described democratic socialist Bernie Sanders of Vermont will have a new role guiding one of the most important policy matters in the country.

That’s what he told a crowd of his supporters at a recent campaign event on behalf of Joe Biden in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

“If the Democrats gain control of the Senate, you’re looking at the chairman of the Subcommittee on Health,” Sanders said, according to Fox News. “And trust me, that the health care industry and the drug companies, will understand a very new reality when that happens.”

On health care, Sanders is a proponent of Medicare-for-All.

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