Pete On The Issues

AARP Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum




0:05
What are your plans for protecting Social Security and Medicare?
2:37
What would be the role of public insurance and private insurance under your health care plan?
4:11
Do you continue with private insurers for supplemental plans like Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D?
5:04
As your health care plan is ramping up do you increase Affordable Care Act subsidies?
6:04
Are you concerned that embracing Medicare for All means that Republicans will paint Democrats as socialists?
6:57
As a veteran, have you ever used the VA health system? If so, what was your experience?
8:39
Is the VA doing enough for mental health? How do you manage mental health issues in the civilian population?
9:53
Would you consider raising the retirement age because younger people are living longer?
11:11
Are you proposing a government-run system for housing portable work benefits?
12:11
How do you ensure the safety of imported prescription drugs?
13:00
What other ways can we try to reduce the cost of prescription drugs?
14:27
How do you respond to the argument that negotiating drug prices will chill innovation in drug development?
15:31
Should the federal government be in the business of manufacturing generic drugs?
16:17
Would you legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes?
17:56
How does your health plan deal with the costs of long-term care?
20:29
Do you think there are additional regulations needed to bring down costs so high speed internet is truly available to all?
21:31
If you're President, how do you make sure people have equal opportunity in the workplace no matter how old they are?
24:23
Pete gives a closing statement at the AARP Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum.