Congress

Paging House Republicans: Your Constituents Aren't Happy About #TrumpCare

While Republicans celebrate jamming #TrumpCare through the House of Representatives, their constituents back home are voicing very real concerns about the adverse impact the bill will have on themselves and their families:

California’s 21st District: David Valadao, Kevin McCarthy vote for health-care bill; critics include governor

Hoyer Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

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May 5, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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This is what Republicans voted for

Here’s a quick reminder of what Republicans voted for yesterday, courtesy of NBC News:

TrumpCare Roundup: "Already Dead" Edition

House Republicans are celebrating their “win” after voting to kick 24 million Americans off of their coverage, but it’s not playing out so well in the news. From breaking Trump’s promise of insurance for everybody to the bill’s poor reception among Senate Republicans and doctors, hospitals, and insurers, here’s a look at the headlines:

Washington Post: This is not the health-care bill that Trump promised

Not So Fast

Yesterday, 217 House Republicans voted to pass their TrumpCare bill, but it didn’t exactly receive a warm welcome across the Capitol. While Trump and the House GOP were busy taking a premature victory lap in the Rose Garden, Senate Republicans were dismissing the bill out of hand:

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV): “I think it needs a lot of improvement.”

The American People Will Not Forget House Republicans’ TrumpCare Vote

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May 5, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Discusses TrumpCare Vote with MSNBC's "On The Record with Greta"

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May 4, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Discusses TrumpCare Vote with MSNBC's "On The Record with Greta"

I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters, and they say premiums are going up 24 to 29% for the average policyholder. 

Hoyer Statement on House Passage of TrumpCare

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May 4, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Remarks at Rally to Oppose TrumpCare

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May 4, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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