‘It’s merciless’: Democrats focus on seniors while attacking GOP health care bill

‘It’s merciless’: Democrats focus on seniors while attacking GOP health care billSen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., right, thanks Kent Keyser following a news conference last Thursday with people who may be negatively affected by the proposed American Health Care Act. WASHINGTON — As congressional Republicans enter their second week pushing to overhaul the nation’s health care system, Democrats have latched on to what they hope will be a particularly potent line of attack: the bill’s implications for seniors, a key voting group in the midterm elections. “It looks like our older neighbors are really going to get hammered,” said Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., near the end of a 27-hour House Energy and Commerce Committee markup.



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