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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Congressman DeSaulnier’s Statement on the Passage of Trumpcare by House Republicans

May 4, 2017
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) issued the following statement after Republicans voted to pass the American Health Care Act (H.R. 1628) out of the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 217-to-213.

“What took place on the floor of the House of Representatives is shocking, sad, and will—with no hyperbole—if passed by the Senate result in people dying. Under Trumpcare, 24 million Americans will be kicked off their health insurance, those living with pre-existing conditions ranging from cancer to autism will witness their premiums skyrocket, seniors will be forced to pay 5 times more for their health care than the average American, and 30 million children will lose critical services by cutting Medicaid, all in the name of massive tax cuts for the wealthy.” said Congressman DeSaulnier.