Freedom Outpost – In an utter display of hypocrisy, although what she said is right on, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wrote a letter on Tuesday to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan demanding to know what is in his American Health Care Act.
Why is this hypocrisy? Remember when the same Pelosi said of Obamacare, “We have to pass the bill so that you can see what is in it“?
On Tuesday, Pelosi wrote, “Members must not be asked to vote on this legislation before the CBO and the Joint Committee on Taxation have answered the following questions about your legislation in 2018 and 2019, over the 10-year budget window, and in the decade after: How will this bill measure up to the Affordable Care Act and current Medicaid law on coverage, quality, and cost? And how will it impact Medicare solvency?”
“Mr. Speaker, as a former Chair of both the Committee on Ways and Means and the Budget, you understand the importance of having the numbers as well as anyone,” she continued. “The American people and Members have a right to know the full impact of this legislation before any vote in Committee or by the whole House.”
“These are critical questions and I hope that Republicans will honor their responsibility to the American people both before the Committees vote and before the final bill goes to the House floor,” she concluded.
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