Mike Pence's two misleading Medicaid claims
Vice President Mike Pence was sent to the National Governors Association's meeting in Rhode Island on Friday to convince skeptical Republican governors to back the Senate GOP's health care bill.
But two of his claims -- one broad defense of how the GOP bill would handle Medicaid, and one much more specific comment about waiting lists in Ohio -- have Pence facing criticism from his own party.In both cases, Pence omitted critical context. Those omissions go to the heart of the concerns about the bill among many within the GOP. In at least two cases, Republicans cited Pence specifically in voicing their displeasure with the bill in recent days. 'Strengthens and secures Medicaid'Pence's ...
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