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CREDO Statement on Trumpcare Delay

 

WASHINGTON - CREDO released the statement below in response to reports that the Senate will not vote on Trumpcare until after the July 4 recess:

“This is a key win in a long fight,” said CREDO Political Director Murshed Zaheed. "The momentum in the fight over health care in the United States is on the side of  the anti-Trump resistance,” Zaheed continued. “The fact is, Trumpcare is a nightmare for Americans families now, and it will still be a nightmare after the July 4 recess.”

“CREDO will escalate pressure on Republican senators during the recess and until Trumpcare is dead,” Zaheed continued. “Through grassroots campaigning and multi-channel digital campaigns, we’ll make it clear to senators that stealing Americans’ health care to provide tax cuts for the rich is a political liability they can’t afford.”

“CREDO will continue fighting until we have stopped Trumpcare once and for all,” he added.

CREDO is conducting a full court press in opposition to Trumpcare:

  • Purchased strategically placed #ResistTrumpcare billboards in 5 states.
  • Generated 45,000+ phone calls to congressional offices.
  • Produced a series of hard hitting videos that have been viewed 20 million times.
  • Collected 650,000+ anti-Trumpcare petition signatures.
  • Deployed geotargeted #ResistTrumpcare Snapchat filters in Washington, D.C. and 8 states.
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