Sen. Bernie Sanders zeroed in on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and became his worst nightmare by explaining how McConnell’s own bill will gut health care in his home state of Kentucky. Sanders said, 'The bottom line is that this legislation, which nationally would throw 22 million Americans off of health insurance, cut Medicaid by almost $800 billion, substantially raise premiums for older workers and defund Planned Parenthood, is a disaster for America but an even greater disaster for Kentucky and other states that voted heavily for Trump. This Republican legislation must be defeated.'
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.