[Ads-l] QOTY: "Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care."

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Sun May 7 17:13:09 EDT 2017


> On May 7, 2017, at 4:57 PM, Joel Berson <berson at ATT.NET> wrote:
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> AP 1:20 PM via Yahoo News.
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> Rep. Raul Labrador of Idaho drew sharp criticism and booing at a town hall Friday for his response to an attendee who expressed worry that the House bill would hurt Medicaid recipients.
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> The woman in Lewiston said: "You are mandating people on Medicaid to accept dying."
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> Labrador, who is a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, responded: "That line is so indefensible. Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care."
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He's probably just upset that Labs weren’t covered under Obamacare, and figures the rest of us should be in the same boat.

LH

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