‘The Process Has Been Horrible’: GOP Rep. Declares Tepid Support For Health Care Bill While Trashing Process

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With NBC reporting that 34 GOP Congressman are prepared to vote “No” on the American Health Care Act Friday afternoon (12 more defections than President Donald Trump and the GOP can afford), even representatives planning to vote for the bill can only muster up tepid support.

Appearing on CNN Friday, Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) trashed the process which has led up to the vote.

“[T]his bill is not perfect,” Renacci said. “There’s a lot of things in it I don’t like. The process has been horrible. The Washington process.”

That said, Renacci declared his tepid support for the bill, saying that he’s hoping for the Senate to continue working on the legislation while the House moves on to other agenda items.

“We can’t just continue to say ‘Well, let’s go back to the drawing board,'” he said. “It’s time to move this process forward. It’s time to get to the next agenda item.”

Watch above, via CNN.

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