Sen. Bob Casey exposes the most disturbing parts of the GOP’s health bill

According to recent breaking news, the Congressional Budget Office estimated that 23 million more people will be uninsured by 2026 under the Senate’s GOP-drafted health bill.

As MarketWatch reports, a similar bill by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives would result in “23 million fewer Americans having health insurance 10 years from now compared to Obamacare. The House bill would lower the deficit by $119 billion, the CBO had estimated.”

Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) has been one of the most outspoken opponents of the GOP’s plan to repeal Obamacare. “It sells out the middle class. It’s bad for children. It’s bad for seniors. It’s bad for people with disabilities, and it’s a huge giveaway in tax cuts to the super rich,” Casey said during a townhall in Lancaster, Pennsylvania this Saturday.

Last Thursday on Twitter, Casey broke down some of the more disturbing aspects of the Senate bill and included a link to the 142-page piece of legislation, calling it “obscene”:

During the Saturday townhall, Casey said that the resistance to Trump and the policies of the “extreme right” should stay strong and not be discouraged.

“That’s our system. We’ve got to keep fighting,” he said.

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Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.