Monday, June 19, 2017

Bernie Sanders encourages Senate Democrats to block GOP health care bill ‘in any way that we can’

BY
JASON SILVERSTEIN
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Updated: Sunday, June 18, 2017, 7:06 PM

Feel the block!

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged Democrats in the Senate to do anything necessary — possibly including shutting down day-to-day business — to thwart the GOP’s secretive work on its health care bill.

“I believe Democrats should do everything they can to oppose that legislation in any way that we can,” the Vermont independent told CBS News’ “Face the Nation.”

On that show and CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sanders did nothing to downplay questions about the Democrats’ reported plans to halt all congressional work to oppose the Republican bill.

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