Republican’s Obamacare repeal and replace bill is scheduled for a vote in the House on Thursday, but according to Politico Playbook what House members will be voting on won’t reflect the concerns of conservative members or have a known price tag.
If Trump and the GOP-controlled congress can’t dismantle Obamacare as they have promised to do for years, they could face a combination of that “bloodbath” backlash — or at least a depressed turnout — from their rank-and-file conservative base while simultaneously raising the profile of the issue and handing Gov. Walker a powerful and popular issue to run on.
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) today released a statement on the House’s proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. While the congressman did say he is committed to moving away from Obamacare, he stopped just short of offering his support for what his chamber’s leadership put forward saying, “I will continue to review the House’s proposal and determine whether it supports the goals of reforming our healthcare system in a manner demanded by the Alaskan people.”
All three members of Alaska’s congressional delegation released written statements and recorded video critiques after President Trump’s speech before congress last night.
We have compiled each of their statements and videos below so you can more easily review and consider the thoughts of our representatives in Washington D.C.
As Alaska watches its budding marijuana industry get off the ground, some congressional lawmakers are banding together to draw attention to issues facing the industry. Today, they formed a Cannabis Caucus… and Congressman for All Alaska Don Young is a founding member.
Today, they formed the Cannabis Caucus… and Congressman for All Alaska Don Young is a founding member.