In the petition’s description, Daniel Jimenez, of Portland, writes that his father had cancer and passed away as a result. “My dad had a job at the time, but his employer did not cover him, and without coverage, he avoided going to the doctor until it was too late.”
Now, Jimenez is concerned that if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, many people will be left in a position similar to his father’s.
House Democratic leaders attack Republican health care reform efforts as “costing Americans more and will produce less coverage for them.” At the same time they repeat calls for President Donald Trump to release his full tax returns. (March 15)