'You're threatening my life!' Iowa woman confronted Senator Chuck Grassley about his ACA votes

'You're threatening my life!' Iowa woman confronted Senator Chuck Grassley about his ACA votes
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Senator Chuck Grassley held a town hall back home in Iowa and he got a little more than he bargained for when one of his constituents asked about his repeated votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In fact, Chuck Grassley has voted seven times to repeal the Affordable Care Act and were it not for John McCain’s heroic thumbs down vote, Grassley and his party would’ve succeeded in taking away health care from millions.


So how did Chuck Grassley respond? He stammered around saying he didn’t think the courts were going to rule the Affordable Care Act to be unconstitutional, even as Republicans and the Trump Department of Justice are trying to get the courts to do just that.

This Iowa woman did not let up and Grassley seemed at a total loss. He had no defense whatsoever. Take a listen.



All the more reason we need to get back to packing these town halls and holding these people accountable as we head toward 2020.

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