Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) also stopped and spoke to reporters at length Monday night, calling the GOP bill "disgusting and immoral" and saying it "must be defeated." "To think that in the year 2017, Republicans want to throw 24 million people off their health insurance, raise premiums for older people and at the same time provide $285 billion in tax breaks for the top two percent," he said gravely. "This bill should not see the light of day. If it passes, and people lose their health insurance, thousands of Americans will die."
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61% of Americans think pot should be legal. The percentage of young voters who support legalization is significantly higher. The war on drugs has disproportionately harmed people of color with blacks nearly four times more likely to be arrested on pot charges. Marijuana has proven medical value. Yet Democrats refuse to embrace Tulsi Gabbard's commonsense bill to legalize it.