Republicans Sadly Admit Their Dream of Keeping Poor People from Living Longer Is Over

“I always thought that preventing the poor from living longer was a bedrock Republican principle,” he said bitterly. “I guess I was wrong.”
On the House side, Speaker Paul Ryan urged Graham not to wallow in defeat but to move on to other Republican agenda items, like tax reform. “We may not be able to keep the poor from living longer, but we can still make them poorer,” he said.

via Republicans Sadly Admit Their Dream of Keeping Poor People from Living Longer Is Over | The New Yorker

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