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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

WATCH, IN-DEPTH: Rep. Schweikert On C-Span Re: Healthcare Reform; "I May Be An Outlier" In Freedom Caucus

Arizona Rep. David Schweikert had "fun" this morning discussing healthcare reform in-depth on C-Span.

Although we have not yet watched/listened to this entire interview (he took many calls), we did catch the end where he says he

When asked what the Freedom Caucus wants, Schweikert gave a disclaimer that he "may be an outlier because I was a yes vote within the group". He then said that the group - of which he is a member - wants to lower costs and give states more discretion on how to use Medicaid expansion funds.

If you find some interesting tidbits, please let us know. The uncorrected closed captioning is below the jump.




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HOST: WHAT DOES THE FREEDOM CAUCUS WANT?
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WE ARE HOST: GOING TO DO SOME GOOD STUFF.
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HOST: ARE THOSE THE SUGGESTIONS YOU WOULD BRING TO THE WHITE HOUSE?
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HOST: REPUBLICANS, (202) 748-8001. DEMOCRATS (202) 748-8000. INDEPENDENTS (202) 748-8002. ANY IDEA OF WHEN IT MIGHT COME BACK?
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HOST: DIANE IS IN JAMESTOWN, NORTH CODA. REPUBLICAN.
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CALLER: GOOD MORNING.
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GUEST: I HAVE AN 18 MONTH OLD LITTLE GIRL WHO YOU CAN'T SEE WHO IS PUSHING HER FACE AGAINST THE GLASS.
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HOST: IT'S A GOOD DAY ON THE WASHINGTON JOURNAL.
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CALLER: OK. MY QUESTION IS -- ARE YOU READY FOR ME?
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GUEST: ABSENTLY. WE ARE LISTENING.
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GUEST: HOW DOES --
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HOST: HOW DOES VOTING WORK WITHIN THE FREEDOM CAUCUS?
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HOST: DEREK IS WAITING IN TEXAS. INDEPENDENT. GOOD MORNING.
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HOST: HAVE YOU GOTTEN A CHANCE TO SEE THE PROPOSAL THAT THE VICE PRESIDENT PRESENTED TO THE FREEDOM CAUCUS LAST NIGHT AND ANY THOUGHTS ON THAT?
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HOST: MICHAEL IS A REPUBLICAN IN MARYLAND.
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HOST: AND HAVE YOUR INSURANCE BE ABLE TO PAY FOR THAT CONVERSATION.
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HOST: A FEW TWEAKS TO MICHAEL CAPRE. RON IS AN INDEPENDENT.
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CALLER: THE INSURANCE COMPANIES. THESE OTHER COMPANIES THAT DO IT SO MUCH CHEAPER THAN US. DO THEY HAVE INSURANCE COMPANIES?
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HOST: DO YOU WANT TO FINISH YOUR QUESTION?
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HOST: YOU HAVE LEGISLATION YOU ARE WORKING ON CONCERNING CROWDSOURCING. OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA.
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HOST: ON THE LINE FOR REPUBLICANS. RICK, GO AHEAD.
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HOST: CONGRESS AND DAVID SCHWEIKER, A REPUBLICAN, THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.
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GUEST: THIS HAS BEEN FUN.
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