The Pardu

The Pardu
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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Beyond Hypocrisy: GOP Healthcare Secrecy



National healthcare?

Once we get passed the reality the GOP did not want any form of national healthcare laws, we can look at how they resisted the Affordable Care Act.

Recall 2009

Politico


CNN five days ago (looking back on 2010)
In 2010, current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said: "Democrats on Capitol Hill are working behind the scenes on a plan aimed at jamming this massive health spending bill through Congress against the clear wishes of an unsuspecting public." 
Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, then representing Georgia's 6th Congressional District, said Democrats were "sacrificing the trust of the American people."
Tom Price @RepTomPriceWith Democrats discussing health care in secret, they're sacrificing the trust of the American people.5:43 PM - 14 Jan 2010
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Oh, how the tables turn.
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It is also critical to recall a very wise person once advised against accepting GOP rhetoric as it relates to federal aid to people who most need the aid.




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