Trump made the startling announcement during a Thursday health care speech in Charlotte, N.C., catching the drug industry and health care interest groups off guard – putting his aides on the hook to answer legal and logistical questions.
Trump wants to give out 33 million cards to seniors on Medicare, at a cost of about $7 billion. “These cards are incredible,” Trump said. “The cards will be mailed out in coming weeks. I will always take care of our wonderful senior citizens. Joe Biden won’t be doing this.”
There are nearly 60 million people enrolled in Medicare, yet only about half will be receiving the debit card. The nuts and bolts of the plan still remain blurry, including who exactly will