"These are the guys who wanted to cut Medicaid by $1 trillion over a ten-year period. These are the guys who wanted to wipe out completely the Affordable Care act and throw 32 million people off of health insurance."
Senate Republicans aren't likely to win over enough Democrats to pass their cynical spending bill.
In the flurry and frenzy of new scandals and tragedies that wear on the spirit of our country, we must not forget the nine million children who have no say in these matters and the 700,000 Dreamers who enrich our country with their lives and service.
The CHIP programs, which provides health insurance to 9 million low-income kids, expired nearly a month, and while Trump has taken the time to fight with the NFL and Republican Senators, he hasn't said a word about the millions of children who are now at risk.
Republicans are refusing to renew the CHIP program that provides health insurance to 9 million children until millionaires and billionaires are given a massive tax cut.
If there was ever a moment when we should put Trump's erratic behavior on the back burner and focus on a really important policy issue, now would be it.
As Senator Kennedy said, 'The children’s health program wouldn’t be in existence today if we didn’t have Hillary pushing for it from the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue.'"