Sunday, September 06, 2009

John Conyers: House Health Care Bill Must Be Strengthened For His Support

On the same day President Barack Obama held a teleconference with Congressional members comprised of the Progressive, Black, Asian Pacific American and Hispanic Caucuses, a long time influential Democrat in Congress, John Conyers of Detroit, said he will not back the current House health care bill that passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee in July, by a narrow 26 – 22 vote, unless the public option component is strengthened.

“I don’t see anything to brag about,” he told me in an interview that will air on Pacifica Radio’s national show Letters to Washington on September 8th.

Read it all at News Junkie Post

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