To the Beltway

No protests, but Congressman Andy Barr defends GOP plans on health care, budget in Richmond

03/18/2017 08:21 PM

RICHMOND — With the U.S. House of Representatives expected to vote soon on Republican efforts to repeal and replace the federal health law known as Obamacare, Congressman Andy Barr faced several skeptics on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus Saturday. More than 150 gathered for Barr’s “Coffee with your Congressman” stop in Richmond, where he went to bat for Republican plans on health care as well as President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, although he expressed some concerns for Trump’s cuts to programs like... Read more 


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