Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador comes face to face with constituents at town hall
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho — Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a health care bill, Rep. Raul Labrador held a town hall meeting to take questions from his constituents.
At times, the town hall meeting inside the Lake City High School auditorium, became emotional as people erupted in emotions.
“I’m not taking coverage away,” said Rep. Raul Labrador.
“I want more American’s to be protected, ” said Labrador.
At times, Labrador asking people in the crowd to stop being rude and disrespectful.
Rebecca Schroeder has a son with cystic fibrosis and she believes the house health care bill will jeopardize his care.
“He lives a very healthy normal life because of break through in medication and I will not go back to a place where he is discriminated against because he has a pre-existing condition,” said Rebecca Schroeder.
Welfare reform, global warming and taxes were also discussed during the town hall meeting.
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