Watch Live: House Republicans Defend Their Votes on #Trumpcare

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Watch Live: House Republicans Defend Their Votes on #Trumpcare

As constituents are being urged to light up the congressional phone lines in opposition to the proposed law, watch the floor debate and vote as it happens

"God have mercy on your souls," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) told her GOP colleagues during her remarks from the floor Thursday morning. (Photo: Screenshot/C-SPAN)

As Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives attempt to push through their much-maligned #Trumpcare bill on Thursday, Democrats on the floor—not one of whom is expected to vote for the measure—will offer their objections to the bill in a floor debate ahead of the scheduled vote.

"God have mercy on your souls," Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) told her GOP colleagues during her remarks from the floor Thursday morning.

As constituents are being urged to light up the congressional phone lines in opposition to the proposed law, watch the floor debate and vote as it happens:

The C-SPAN livestream is also active here.

On social media, critics of the Republican-backed bill are using the #KilltheBill and #ProtectOurCare hashtags to share their disgust and promote civic action:

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