On July 26, 2017, “We The People” Need To Call US Senators About Repeal Of ACA

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Gronda Morin

Editorial cartoon on Paul Ryan and Republicans and health careBy now, July 25, 2017, we have learned that the US Senate had a vote of 51 to 50 which allows debate for the repeal of Obamacare/ ACA/ Affordable Care Act. Senators will be making several attempts to repeal healthcare that is one- sixth of the US economy. Some amendments will require 60 votes and some 50 where Vice President Mike Pence would be required to cast the tie breaking vote.

I was very disappointed and let down when Senator John McCain came onto the Senate floor, to make clear that while he didn’t support the current bill, he agreed that they should at least begin debate on the health legislation.  And he did this after flying across the country due to his absence because of his recent surgery and a brain cancer diagnosis. Still, he delivered a sobering rebuke to GOP leaders about their resistance to work on a healthcare…

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2 thoughts on “On July 26, 2017, “We The People” Need To Call US Senators About Repeal Of ACA

  1. Talk is a positive step – who is afraid of that?
    Compromise cannot start without civil discussion. (and IF people are going to get help with health care instead of stupid sound bites, photos ops, and political tricks, something’s got to move) Stop the stupid political nonsense and do something what is good for people in stead of good for the party. Congress reminds me of self important, obnoxious cliques in schools. We need term limits to break the power/stupidity of the millionaires of political parties.
    ALWAYS stay in contact with your representatives – state and federal level – it does make. difference. If you don’t, don’t complain.

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