Pallone: Blocking Trump Agenda Is Higher Priority Than Medicare For All

March 13, 2019
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chair Frank Pallone (D-NJ) said Wednesday (March 13) that his focus in 2019 will be to block the Trump administration’s health care agenda, rather than to promote ambitious Democratic proposals to overhaul Medicare, which Pallone said have almost no chance of passing in the current Congress. Proposals to enact Medicare for All or create a public option are increasingly popular in the Democratic Party, especially among senators who are planning to run for president. Pallone,...

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