Sen. Cornyn: Democrats Have Final Opportunity To Include The American People In Historic Health Care Debate

Jan 06 2010


WASHINGTON—It has become increasingly clear that Democrat leaders in Congress plan to forego the conventional process of forming a bipartisan “conference committee” to resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions of the health care overhaul legislation. Instead, this week both House and Senate Democrats continued closed-door discussions about legislation that will directly touch the lives of all 300 million Americans. U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, issued the following statement calling on Democrats not to repeat the same mistake of putting political payoffs and special interest deals above the interests of the American people.