Nicholson Endorses $7 Billion Children’s Health Insurance Cut
Does Leah Vukmir agree with Kevin Nicholson and support the Trump Administration-backed spending cuts?
MADISON — GOP U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson is officially endorsing a $7 billion gutting of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), in the form of the Trump Administration’s $15 billion so-called “rescission” bill that was last month voted down by the U.S. Senate, on a 48-50 vote.
“Yes, the President is right to say we don’t need to spend this money — take it back,” said Nicholson, at an event last week, continuing, “The Congress is wrong to say, ‘We want to spend it, anyway.'”
The Trump Administration’s failed rescission bill included deep cuts to vital programs that benefit Wisconsin working families:
- $7 billion in Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding cuts;
- Cuts to a program that funds states’ Health Coverage Tax Credit, which helps workers who are laid off due to foreign trade get health care coverage;
- Rural development program cuts; and
- Cuts to affordable and public housing investments.
Recent Press Releases by Democratic Party of Wisconsin
"After nearly $8 million-and-counting in support from Dick Uihlein, there's no question that Kevin Nicholson is bought and paid for by an out-of-state billionaire from Illinois"
"Scott Walker refuses to raise the sub-minimum wage, which allows businesses to pay people with disabilities as little as 10 cents an hour because we are exempt from the minimum wage."