McConnell defends all-male health care working group: ‘Everybody’s at the table’

McConnell defends all-male health care working group: ‘Everybody’s at the table’Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks during a media briefing on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that “nobody” is being excluded from his conference’s meetings on health care after Democrats and even some members of his own party criticized him for assembling a working group on the issue consisting of 13 men and no women. “Well the working group that counts is all 52 of us, and we’re having extensive meetings … every day,” McConnell told reporters Tuesday, referencing the 52 Republicans in the Senate.



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