Democrats: ‘Buffalo Bribe’ In Healthcare Bill Is Unconstitutional
Democrats: ‘Buffalo bribe’ in healthcare bill is unconstitutional
New York Democrats and the House Judiciary Committee’s top Democrat said GOP leaders’ enticement to win the healthcare votes of Republicans from the Empire State is unconstitutional.
“In a desperate attempt to pass this unconscionable bill, Speaker Ryan and the House Republican leadership have offered to include the Faso-Collins amendment in order to gain the support of vulnerable New York Republican members,” stated New York Reps. Joe Crowley, Hakeem Jeffries, Jerrold Nadler and Louise Slaughter and Michigan’s John Conyers, Jr.
“This blatant vote buying represents the worst side of Washington politics,” they continued. “In fact, many Republican attorneys general called …