U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore’s Floor Speech Against ‘Trumpcare’
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore’s floor speech against ‘Trumpcare’
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Milwaukee, spoke from the House floor earlier this week against the Republicans’ health care plans — collectively known as Trumpcare. Here are her remarks:
I want to talk to you, Mr. Speaker, very directly. We’ve talked a lot about the 22-23 million people who will lose their healthcare if we were to repeal and replace Obamacare. But the Senate healthcare bill goes deeper than this. It undermines the Medicaid program — a program that would be 52 years old on July 30, if it survives.
Right now, Mr. Speaker, there are 70 million people who rely on Medicaid. Let …