GOP Credits House-Passed Bill To End COVID-19 PHE With Forcing Admin’s Hand

By Michelle M. Stein / January 31, 2023 at 9:10 PM
House Ways & Means Chair Jason Smith (R-MO) on Tuesday (Jan. 31) credited legislation that would immediately end the COVID-19 public health emergency , which passed the House 220-210, for pushing the president to announce the PHE will end May 11. H.R. 382 passed the lower chamber on Tuesday despite dire warnings from Democrats that an abrupt end to the PHE would throw the health care sector into chaos, as well as dim prospects for the bill in the upper...

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