Jan 21, 2016 /

On KREM 2 News in Spokane, McMorris Rodgers Reacts to President Obama’s Last State of the Union Address

Following the President’s final State of the Union address, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) spoke with KREM 2 News in Spokane about the two futures the American people face in 2016 — and beyond. 

Below are excerpts from Rep. McMorris Rodgers discussion with KREM 2 News in Spokane:

On Two Futures | “The American people have a choice in 2016.  It’s a choice between two futures: President Obama’s legacy—cemented in status-quo, one-size-fits-all policies—or a future driven by families, students, small businesses, and seniors in every corner of America who each have their individual power restored to pursue their own dreams.”

On Bipartisan Efforts to End Terminal Diseases | “What I was really pleased to hear, actually, was the commitment that I think we can do in a bipartisan way to end cancer once and for all. … We have done a lot of work on 21st Century Cures, the package of legislation that is all about bringing these breakthroughs to market, and we should have been working on this years ago.  I’m proud of the leadership the House has shown…”