Sen. Paul Says Senate Healthcare Bill Filled with Spending

How does one go about replacing a failed program that didn’t do enough for everyone without spending, spending and more spending? According to Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), that’s what the latest Senate GOP version of their healthcare bill is filled with – spending. Paul described it, saying the bill is ‘lit up like a Christmas tree with spending’. But what else can they do in order to appease everyone?

Washington Republicans are taking no July 4 holiday on the Senate’s ObamaCare overhaul bill — with President Trump calling senators and Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul pushing a conservative alternative to the existing measure that he says is “lit up like a Christmas tree” with spending.

“I don’t think we’re getting anywhere with the bill we have,” Paul said on “Fox News Sunday.” “Every time you add more federal money, more spending for the big-government Republicans, it offends the conservatives. … Senate leadership is loading the bill like a Christmas tree, with billion dollar ornaments.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., didn’t have enough support last week to vote on the measure, leaving it behind as Congress departed for the July recess…

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I’ve been saying all along that the only way to replace the Democrats’ failed socialist healthcare plan is with one the will cost so much money that it will bankrupt the nation and the American people. The question is, how do they pay for such an expensive plan without drastically raising taxes? Increasing taxes is the last thing Republicans need to do and one sure way to turn the nation back over to Democrats.




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