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Bernie Sanders – Bernie Sanders tweet exaggerates lack of input in Senate health care bill

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Bernie Sanders tweet exaggerates lack of input in Senate health care bill

Amid criticism that Senate Republicans are working in secret to craft legislation that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bernie Sanders tweeted a graphic that tried to make that argument in stark statistical terms. The graphic, which Sanders tweeted on June 13, 2017, is titled, "Health Care Reform: Then and Now." It limits its comparison to the Senate, and it looks at two periods — 2009 to 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was under consideration, and 2017, for the legislation the Senate is currently working on. (The House has already passed its …

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