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Watch: Sen. Sanders Storms Senate Floor And Rips Trumpcare To Shreds

“What are you afraid of?”  That was a question that shook the Senate floor Monday when a fiery Sen. Bernie Sanders stormed onto the microphone to blast the Republicans’ secret effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

The Vermont senator slammed the GOP plan for its content, its secrecy, and the fact that there have been zero committee hearings on the legislation – unprecedented for a bill of this magnitude.

“We have not had one hearing, not one open discussion. And I should think that every Republican should be embarrassed by this, and I know that many of them are embarrassed by it,” he said.

“It should tell every American, whether you are a Democrat, a Republican or an Independent, whether you’re conservative or progressive. It should tell you something that major, major legislation is being written at this moment, and most Republicans don’t have a clue as to what’s in that legislation, let alone Democrats, let alone the average American.”

So I say to the Republican leadership, what are you afraid of? Bring that bill out. … We have not had one hearing to ask members of the administration, people throughout this country what the impact of this legislation will be on the children, on the elderly, on working families, on those who have chronic diseases, on ordinary Americans. What impact will this legislation have on the lives of 300+ million people? We have not had one hearing, not one open discussion. And I should think that every Republican should be embarrassed by this, and I know that many of them are embarrassed by it.

As the revved up Sanders alluded to in his floor speech, Republicans are terrified of being transparent about this legislation because they know the American people will reject it.”

Donald Trump and his Republicans allies now own health care, and they are likely to pay a severe price for it going into the 2018 midterm elections.

Watch Se. Sanders full speech in the video below:

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