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Cassidy Says AHCA Hurts Trump Voters, Dems Won’t Help With Non-Repeal Bill

May 17, 2017
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) said the American Health Care Act in its current form hurts Trump voters because the highest increase in Medicaid, highest enrollment in the insurance market, highest cost-sharing subsidies, and highest rate of heart failure, stroke and obesity are in the places where Trump voters are. Cassidy also told reporters in a Tuesday (May 16) sit-down with reporters that Democrats want to see Republicans fail and that is why a 60-vote threshold for a regular order bill...

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