Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Bernie Sanders Tees Off: Trumpcare Is Not A Health Care Bill, It’s A Death Sentence

"Not only is this legislation bad for the very people that Trump spent the entire campaign promising to help, as Sanders said, but each time Republicans refer to it as “health care legislation,” they should immediately be called out. Kicking more than 20 million Americans off of health insurance is not a health care plan. Putting cancer patients in financial turmoil in order to stay alive is not a health care plan. Eliminating critical health benefits and denying important services to millions of women is not a health care plan. The Republicans may be chugging beers and exchanging high-fives after the passage of the legislation, but there is nothing in the measure that improves the health of the country or provides better care to more Americans. It’s time to stop labeling this a health care policy and instead call it what it is: a death sentence for millions of people."