At an event for the Ms. Foundation on Wednesday night, Hillary Clinton talked about the photograph that showed Vice President Mike Pence meeting at the White House in March with the right wing House Republican Freedom Caucus to hash out a deal on slashing Obama care.
The meeting was all men. Democratic Sen. Patty Murray from Washington State tweeted that the picture offered a “rare look inside the GOP’s women’s health caucus.” And during her speech Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said that her favorite reaction to the photograph was one showing a bunch of dogs sitting around a table debating feline health care.
The next day, Thursday, House Republicans voted to take health insurance away from 24 million Americans and jeopardize coverage for millions more with pre-existing conditions. While Obama care was certainly an imperfect bill, what Trump and the Republicans are championing is downright cruel and disastrous — moving America backwards instead of forward. And, even more perversely, the bill written and passed mostly by wealthy white men will have its most harmful impacts on poor women of color.