After Finance Tie On Brooks-LaSure, Cornyn Awaits WH Meeting

By Maya Goldman / April 22, 2021 at 1:50 PM
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) asked for time to meet with the White House chief of staff to discuss the Texas 1115 Medicaid waiver rescission before the Senate Finance Committee’s vote on Chiquita Brooks-LaSure's confirmation for CMS administrator Thursday morning (April 22), but the committee’s vote was not postponed and ultimately resulted in a tie. An HHS spokesperson said the agency is working with Cornyn and has assured him that CMS will work with the state of Texas to resubmit its...

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