This was like a trip down memory lane. Let me begin by saying the debate style of Bernie Sanders hasn’t changed since the 2016 Democratic primary. I lost track of how many times he said millionaires, billionaires and Koch brothers in the first 30 minutes.
As you can imagine, the argument made by Bernie was to raise taxes and spend more on public programs like education and healthcare. Cruz advocated for cutting taxes and letting people decide how to spend their own money.
Here are some highlights via CNN, which hosted the event:
Cruz’s opening was strong:
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz says his party wants to lower taxes for Americans.
“Tax cuts are about jobs and more money in your pockets,” he said.
He slammed Sen. Bernie Sanders’ tax plan, saying it would raise taxes.