Democrats, White House Respond To CBO Report On GOP Health Care Proposal
Democrats, White House respond to CBO report on GOP health care proposal
WASHINGTON —Democratic leaders in Congress said on Monday that new projections of the impact of Republicans’ health insurance bill should be a “knockout blow.”
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Monday that Speaker Paul Ryan should pull the bill from consideration, saying, “It’s really the only decent thing to do.”
Monday’s estimate by the CBO reported that under the GOP proposal now moving through the House, there would be 24 million more people uninsured by 2026 than under current law.
The CBO said 14 million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health …