Democrats' First Debate Focuses on Health Care and Immigration
Democrats' First Debate
Focuses on Health Care
and Immigration Ten Democrat contenders for president gathered in Miami for the first night
of NBC News' debates.
The stage featured a diverse group of candidates including three women, Massachusetts Sen.
Elizabeth Warren, Sen.
Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Hawaii Rep.
Tulsi Gabbard, former Obama administration housing chief Julián Castro, who is Mexican, and New Jersey Sen.
Cory Booker, who is black.
Railing against the Trump administration's possible second term was also a major theme
of the night.
Warren called for a “fundamental change” in our economy to fix income inequality.
Elizabeth Warren, at NBC Debate Health care was another major topic of the night, with Warren and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio in support of removing private insurers.
Klobuchar and Texas Rep.
Beto O’Rourke were both in favor of keeping private insurance.
Beto O’Rourke, at NBC Debate When the topic of immigration arose, many candidates gave their answer in Spanish.
President Trump tweeted his thoughts on the debate from
Air Force One.