Coronavirus dominates Biden-Sanders Democratic debate

Katie Ramirez
March 24, 2020

Bernie Sanders on Saturday won the Northern Mariana Islands Democratic presidential caucuses, securing another four delegates in his uphill battle to beat former Vice President Joe Biden for the party's nomination.

Biden made that assertion during Sunday night's debate with Vermont Sen.

Sanders panned President Donald Trump's uneven handling of the crisis, urging the president to stop hindering medical professionals by "blabbering with unfactual information that is confusing the American public". We can take care of that right now by making sure that no one has to pay for treatment, period, because of the crisis, no one has to pay for whatever drugs are needed, period, because of the crisis, no one has to pay for hospitalization because of the crisis, period.

After Sanders said the Trump administration's response to the outbreak laid bare the weaknesses of the nation's current health care system, Biden pointed out that Italy - where the virus has essentially quarantined the country, has a government-run health care system that hasn't alleviated the problem. Biden said he would authorize government funds to cover treatment.

"What do you say to the American people who are confronting this new reality?" inquired Tapper. Biden later said he also believes no one should have to pay.

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On Sunday, Boston Herald columnist Adriana Cohen noted, "Sanders and Biden both septuagenarians clocking in at a combined 155 years, are at high risk of contracting COVID-19 due to their advanced age".

"Mini Tuesday is a crushing blow to the Sanders campaign and other progressive candidates that thought that the county was finally ready for them", said Brandon Henry. In addition to using hand sanitizer, Biden said he washes his hands "God know how many times a day with hot water and soap", and makes sure not to touch his face. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) looks on during the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina.

The leading Democratic candidates faced off Sunday night in Washington in the 11th debate of the primary season.

"I would call out the military now", Biden said at the Democratic presidential debate in Washington, D.C. Other moderates departed the race, with several consolidating around Biden and united by a desire to block Sanders.

Sanders enters the debate with a large deficit of delegates and a list of hard competitions before him on Tuesday.

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