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Welch Slams Healthcare Legislation: “What is going on here?”

March 8, 2017
Press Release
Welch gives remarks in Energy and Commerce Committee markup of Republican healthcare proposal

WASHINGTON—Today in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce markup of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) indicted the so-called “repeal and replace” bill proposed by the Republican majority. A full transcript of Welch’s remarks can be found here.

“There’s been a lot of discussion about the fact that this bill has just appeared yesterday and that it was being hidden. Was it really being hidden from Democrats in America or was it being hidden from your Freedom Caucus?”

Click image to view video of Rep. Welch’s full remarks.