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Luján On Postponed House Vote On Trumpcare

on March 24, 2017 - 5:01pm
CONGRESSIONAL News:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) issued the following statement after House Republicans delayed a high profile vote on the Republican health care repeal bill when the legislation failed to gain sufficient support to pass the House:
 
“President Trump and Congressional Republicans hatched a bill in a back room and tried to slip it through the House with no hearings before anyone – even members of their own party – were able to understand the details,” Lujan said. “And when those details did come out – the fact that this bill strips health insurance from millions of Americans, increases the cost of premiums and deductibles, and creates a crushing age tax on Americans over 50 – President Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans got caught pulling a fast one on the American people.”

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