Senator Wyden on Government Shutdown

On day 26 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the chamber floor. He told a story of a… read more

On day 26 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) spoke on the chamber floor. He told a story of a federal government employee with a brain tumor whose health insurance had lapsed in October 2018 and that only her employer could get it reinstated. She has not been able to get in touch with her employer to regain her health insurance due to the shutdown. He said if the woman cannot regain her health insurance, she will not be able to get health care to get help with her brain tumor. close

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Senator Wyden on Government Shutdown

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Program ID:
456928-13
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 17, 2019 | 6:24am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 17, 2019 | 6:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
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