Defeat of Trumpcare Today, a Victory for Grassroots Opposition
"Pulling Trumpcare from consideration today marks a major legislative defeat for President Trump and Congressional Republicans..."
“This is a victory for everyone who contacted Congressional offices to voice their opposition to this bill. These calls paid off and showed President Trump and Speaker Ryan that you cannot ram a bill through Congress while ignoring the concerns of the American people. Thanks to the grassroots efforts of people across the country, we stopped President Trump and Speaker Ryan’s attempt to kick 24 million people off their health insurance.
“Pulling Trumpcare from consideration today marks a major legislative defeat for President Trump and Congressional Republicans and a tremendous win for the American people whose voices were heard loud and clear in the Capitol.”
As of this afternoon, Rep. Pocan’s office received over 7,369 calls and emails in opposition to Trumpcare and only 54 in support of the bill. That amounts to about 136 times more people against this bill than in favor of it.
Recent Press Releases by U.S. Rep Mark Pocan
Bipartisan Effort: 55 U.S. Representatives Call on Trump to Come to Congress Before Taking Military Action in YemenApr 11th, 2017 by U.S. Rep Mark Pocan
In light of the President’s willingness to engage in Syrian missile strikes without Congressional authority
Pocan Introduces Legislation to Close Tax Loopholes and Bring Transparency to Corporations Who Hide Their Profits OverseasApr 6th, 2017 by U.S. Rep Mark Pocan
"Wall Street banks and big corporations rigged the system to dodge taxes and hide their profits overseas."
"He broke his promise to declare China a currency manipulator on day one and has yet to address our trade deficit with China."