April 10, 2019 - Issue: Vol. 165, No. 62 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 1st Session
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S ATTACKS ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 62
(House of Representatives - April 10, 2019)
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[Pages H3239-H3240] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION'S ATTACKS ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (Ms. GARCIA of Texas asked and was given permission to address the House for 1 minute.) Ms. GARCIA of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to condemn the Trump administration's new attacks on the Affordable Care Act. Over 4.5 million non-elderly Texans have preexisting conditions that could keep them from getting insurance if the administration gets its wishes in Federal court. This is truly outrageous. [[Page H3240]] No family should have to choose between lifesaving care and going bankrupt. And we cannot forget how important this is for Latinos, there are many in my district, who already have the highest uninsured rate of any group in the United States. Regardless of the language you speak, or the color of your skin, healthcare is a right, and we will defend it for everyone. The well-being of our families and their health is the top priority of House Democrats, and I can assure you, Mr. Speaker, we will do everything in our power to make sure this administration does not strip away the access to healthcare for our loved ones. Yes, we can, and we will. ____________________