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SHOT/CHASER: Kevin McCarthy Says GOP Will Run AGAIN on Repealing Health Care in 2020, Despite Blaming Losses in 2018 on Past Repeal Attempts

By September 16, 2019No Comments

SHOT: At Retreat This Weekend, House Republicans Pledge to Run Again On Repealing Health Care in 2020. “If Trump is reelected, the GOP recaptures the House and holds the Senate, the president and Republicans said they would try again to scrap the 2010 law that has provided coverage for tens of millions of Americans and ensured health care for those with preexisting medical conditions.” [Washington Post, 9/13/19]

CHASER: McCarthy Blames Republican Loss Of House Majority On GOP Health Care Bill. “Speaking privately to his donors, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy squarely blamed Republican losses in last year’s midterm elections on the GOP push to roll back health insurance protections for people with preexisting conditions — and in turn blamed his party’s right flank.” [Washington Post, 2/12/19]