Jun 29, 2017
Health Care Behind Closed Doors

“Senator, 10.5 percent of the people in your state are on Medicaid. Kentucky is not far behind – Senator McConnell’s state. The opioid abuse problem in your state and many, many other states is catastrophic. Don’t you think in retrospect it would have been a better idea to go about approaching this issue, to have public hearings rather than to have done so much of it behind closed doors? Why did that happen?” Morning Joe’s veteran columnist asks Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) during a conversation about the Senate Republicans’ health care bill, which was kept under wraps while it was being drafted. Listen to Moore Capito’s response here.