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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer displays a letter from Senate Democrats urging their Republican colleagues to join in working on a bipartisan health care overhaul bill. Saying the House bill “is so discriminatory against women,” Schumer called it “a very, very bad thing” to exclude women from the group of GOP senators crafting a bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell dismissed the criticism and said all 52 Republican senators were shaping the plan.
Originally published May 10, 2017 at 03:52a.m., updated May 10, 2017 at 03:52a.m.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fended off criticism Tuesday that a working group of Republican senators he's asked to craft a health care bill lacks women, saying all 52 GOP senators were shaping the legislation.
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