Sustaining Presidential Veto of Child Health Legislation
House Republican leaders talked with reporters about the vote to sustain the president’s veto of H.R. 976, the Children’s… read more
House Republican leaders talked with reporters about the vote to sustain the president’s veto of H.R. 976, the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007. They noted the weaknesses of the legislation that caused it to be vetoed, including coverage of adults instead of just children. They also talked about working with Democrats to pass a different form of the legislation. They responded to reporters' questions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Bono, Mary U.S. Representative [R] California
- McCrery, Jim U.S. Representative [R] Louisiana
- Putnam, Adam U.S. Representative [R] Florida