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Dear Mr. Trump, About Single-Payer

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by Sally Pipes

Single-payer healthcare is making a comeback.

A new survey by Morning Consult/Gallup finds that 44 percent of American voters support universal, government-run healthcare. Meanwhile, two California state senators introduced the Healthy California Act in February, a bill that would create a single-payer system in the Golden State.

Even some prominent conservatives are backing the idea. In a recent New York Post op-ed, for instance, F.H. Buckley, professor at the George Mason School of Law, urged President Trump to embrace single-payer.

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