Back in August, The Denver Post’s John Ingold scrutinized statements from conservatives that Colorado should free up money for transportation and education, among other state programs, by removing “able-bodied” adults from Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for elderly, disabled, and other poor people.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has yet to comment on Trump’s latest effort to deliver a body blow to Obamacare by eliminating insurance assistance for low-income people.
Gardner wants Obamacare replacement to make Colorado better, but new GOP bill would make things worse
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has told multiple reporters he’s undecided on the latest GOP bill to kill Obamacare, in part, as he told KOA radio this morning, because he wants to see “whether Colorado is better or worse” under the legislation.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) moved his Denver office last week, and many of the constituents who have gone to his office to protest his health care votes and seek information regarding his positions think it’s an effort to drive them away.
U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) issued a thank you letter last week to Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate for attempting to include the anti-abortion provisions he championed in their efforts to repeal Obamacare.
After first being undecided and then voting for three GOP proposals to kill Obamacare, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) says he has yet to figure out whether he’s supportive of the latest Republican healthcare proposal, put forth by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC), which would, among other things, end Obamacare’s Medicaid subsidies and, instead, block grant most of Medicaid expansion funds to the states.
Steve House, the former chair of Colorado’s Republican Party, recommended defunding the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) due to senate Republicans’ failure to repeal Obamacare after seven years of promising to do so.
In public venues and sporadic interviews with reporters, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) still isn’t saying publicly how he’ll vote on legislation repealing Obamacare–or even what amendments or elements of a bill he favors.
U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is now undecided on whether he’d support GOP legislation to repeal Obamacare without replacing it first, but he thinks the U.S. Senate should vote on an Obamacare measure, even if it’s likely to lose.