Republicans yawn as protesters in wheelchairs dragged out of healthcare hearing

People are removed as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid (Credit: AP/Jacquelyn Martin)

At the Senate’s first hearing on the Graham-Cassidy legislation, Republicans’ latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, disability advocates were dragged out of the room by Capitol Police for protesting the bill’s proposed cuts to Medicaid. Chairman and Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Ut., declared a recess and ordered the protesters forcibly removed. “If you want a hearing, you’d better shut...


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