Scott Statement on Senate Republicans’ TrumpCare Bill

WASHINGTON –  Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (VA-03) issued the following statement after the Senate Republicans released their version of Trumpcare:

“Last month, House Republicans passed their bill, Trumpcare, without a Congressional Budget Office score detailing the legislation’s impact on coverage, cost, and the economy. Now, the Senate is rushing to pass a bill in secret in just one week.  Today, we got our first glimpse of the Senate’s new Trumpcare.  This version does not fix the damage that Trumpcare will cause to millions of working families, including the devastating loss of health insurance coverage, higher out-of-pocket costs, loss of essential benefits and treatment, and limits on annual or lifetime coverage.  It is clear that Trumpcare is a massive tax break for the wealthiest Americans and a painful step backward for the health and financial security of working families.”