House Hearing On Texas Case Devolves Into Medicare For All Battle

By Ariel Cohen
February 6, 2019 at 7:08 PM
The House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee spent more time debating whether to hold a hearing on Medicare for All than discussing the stated subject of Wednesday’s hearing -- the implications of the ongoing federal case in Texas that could upend Obamacare. Though Republicans pledged their support to protect coverage of preexisting conditions and to fix the Affordable Care Act, lawmakers spent much of the hearing bashing Democrats for not bringing their single-payer proposals before the committees of jurisdiction. The...

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