Posted on 8/1/2017, 6:22:09 AM by Helicondelta
President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to end “bailouts” for members of Congress and insurance companies if lawmakers don’t pass a new health care bill in the near future.
“If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon,” Trump tweeted.
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) said Trump’s warning is a “clear threat” to take away health care from members of Congress and their staff.
Murphy then asserted that the president does have the “power to cut off health care for leg branch employees & crater exchanges.” He then added, “I would argue this is a very serious moment.”
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