The top Democrats in both the House and Senate have statements out this afternoon praising John McCain‘s decision to reject the Graham-Cassidy health care bill.
Both Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, as well as some of their fellow Democrats, heralded McCain for his “courage” today:
JUST IN: Chuck Schumer releases statement hailing John McCain's decision to oppose Graham-Cassidy health care bill pic.twitter.com/vfDLpLQZtT
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) September 22, 2017
.@SenJohnMcCain’s courage has always been clear. Thankful to him & Americans who raised their voices for their strength & determination.
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) September 22, 2017
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) September 22, 2017
Thank you, Chairman McCain. Thank you for your courage, your dignity, your compassion, and your commitment to a functioning Senate. https://t.co/HBqpwDn3HR
— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) September 22, 2017
— Senator Jeff Merkley (@SenJeffMerkley) September 22, 2017
And Bernie Sanders, set to appear on CNN next week with Amy Klobuchar to debate health care with Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, also thanked McCain:
Thank you, John. You have the conscience that I wish very much the rest of the Republican leadership had as well. https://t.co/pDfxnjbYx1
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) September 22, 2017
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