Titus Statement on Senate Trumpcare Bill


Date: June 22, 2017
Location: Washington, DC

Today Rep. Dina Titus of Nevada's First Congressional District released the following statement after the Senate Republicans released their version of Trumpcare after hiding it for weeks from the public without debate, hearings, and input from Democrats.

"Today I urged Nevada's senators and all other lawmakers in Congress to oppose the latest version of Trumpcare," Rep. Titus said. "The Senate's version is just as callous and shameless as the House's disastrous bill. It will eliminate vital care in order to shift billions of dollars to the wealthiest Americans. The repercussions of this law, just to make the rich even richer, are unimaginable. States will have fewer resources and millions will lose their health care as a result.

"By 2024, Medicaid expansion will be terminated, Medicare will lose funding, an age tax on older Americans will be implemented, and guaranteed Essential Health Benefits for cancer screenings, preventive care, and maternity care will become a thing of the past. Be assured that I will cast a no-vote on this terrible bill if it comes to the House. The cuts in this bill will hurt working families, children with disabilities, and the health of our nation at large."