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Scores protest GOP healthcare bill on Capitol Hill

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 00:54

Scores of protesters voiced opposition to the legislation outside the Republican National Committee headquarters and at the offices of some Republican lawmakers. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NATURAL (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Scores of protesters voiced opposition to the legislation outside the Republican National Committee headquarters and at the offices of some Republican lawmakers including House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, chanting slogans including "Trumpcare kills" and "Healthcare is a human right." U.S. Capitol Police said in a statement 80 people were arrested at 13 locations in House and Senate office buildings after they refused "to cease and desist with their unlawful demonstration activities." Republicans criticize Obamacare as a costly government intrusion into the healthcare system. Democrats call the Republican legislation a giveaway to the rich that would hurt millions of the most vulnerable Americans.

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Scores protest GOP healthcare bill on Capitol Hill

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 00:54