The Democrats Now Have Their Alternative
The pressure came after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, at the urging of President Donald Trump, withdrew the American Health Care Act, the House Republican leaders’ effort to replace Obamacare. The measure lacked the 218 necessary votes.Was that before or after her people crossed the land bridge?
Local public radio station KQED reported:
“I extend my hand to the president if he wants to improve the Affordable Care Act,” Pelosi told a crowd of several hundred people gathered at a town hall meeting at Balboa High School in San Francisco.
The first audience question was more of a long argument for a socialized health system that some are calling “Medicare for all,” which would eliminate insurance companies.
Pelosi, unruffled by the at times unruly crowd, noted: “I supported single payer since before you were born.”