Update: Justin Amash Releases Statement On AHCA Vote

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After much shock from the libertarian community on Rep. Justin Amash’s vote in favor of the American Healthcare Act, the congressman has released a statement via social media.

Amash explains how the act is essentially the same as Obamacare and that the Republicans and Democrats are both exaggerating the impact of this bill for their own political gains.

The full statement can he found below:

​”This is not the bill we promised the American people. For the past seven years, Republicans have run for Congress on a commitment to repeal Obamacare. But it is increasingly clear that a bill to repeal Obamacare will not come to the floor in this Congress or in the foreseeable future.

When Republican leaders first unveiled the American Health Care Act, a Democratic friend and colleague joked to me that the bill wasn’t a new health care proposal; it was plagiarism. He was right.


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