Apr 27, 2017
Health Care Hazards

“Congressman, we have had several members of the Freedom Caucus on this program in talking about this particular piece of legislation, and they continually fall back on the phrase: ‘This will give states the right to opt out of certain provisions.’ Opt out, like an accountant’s phrase. Could you humanize the phrase ‘opt out?’ What would the menu show that they would have the decision to ‘opt out’ of?” asks Morning Joe veteran columnist of Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) during a conversation about the House Republicans’ revised healthcare bill proposal. Listen to Dent explain why the amendment “makes things worse.”