McMorris Rodgers Hosts HHS Secretary Price, Joins MSNBC and Fox News

Mar 17, 2017
Health Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 17, 2017) – This morning, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers hosted Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price for a press conference on capitol hill to talk about House Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a 21st Century health care system that works for every American. You can watch the press conference here:

“The American Health Care Act is much more than a bill. This is a rescue mission. This is a mission to create a better health care future for every person in America.”

Later in the morning, the Congresswoman joined Hallie Jackson on MSNBC to talk more about Republicans’ efforts to create a better health care future all Americans.

“We’ve been working all along with President Trump, with Vice President Mike Pence, with the Senate, the House. This has been weeks, months in negotiations and in the process and we’re going to continue to work with them. I do believe it is very important that the country is hearing the details, that the country becomes more informed as to what this bill actually does. There’s been a lot of mis-characterizations. There’s been fear about what the bill does and does not do, and so I think Republicans must educate America, and I believe that as people become more informed they are going to be excited about this new direction on health care that means a better health care program for everyone in this country.”

Minutes later, Rep. McMorris Rodgers joined America’s Newsroom on Fox News to talk about the open, transparent process for the American Health Care Act.

“We’re working through the legislative process. We’re on track. We’ve been doing this in an open, transparent way. You’ve seen us work through the committee process… and our goal is to put it on the floor next week. We believe that action is necessary right now.”

# # #

Recent Posts

Jun 21, 2024

McMorris Rodgers Presents Purple Heart To Korean War Veteran From Usk

Usk, Wash. – Yesterday afternoon, Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) presented 94-year-old U.S. Army veteran, Corporal Donald Donner, with the Purple Heart in recognition of the wounds he sustained while courageously fighting in the Korean War. Cpl. Donner enlisted in the Army in 1948 and was originally stationed in Japan as a radio […]

Jun 18, 2024

McMorris Rodgers Responds to Biden Administration’s Sham Report on Columbia River System

Spokane, Wash. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement after the Department of the Interior published a report today on the “Historic and Ongoing Impacts of Federal Dams on the Columbia River Basin Tribes.” “This bad faith report is just the latest in a long list of examples that prove […]

Jun 14, 2024

McMorris Rodgers Statement Remembering George Nethercutt

Washington, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement honoring former U.S. Representative George Nethercutt, who passed away today. “My heart is sad. George Nethercutt was a giant amongst men who served the people of Eastern Washington with honor and patriotism for a decade. George was a man of character […]