Davis Statement on Democrats Rejecting Pre-Existing Condition Protection Amendment
U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) today released the following statement after Democrats rejected his amendment to a must-pass appropriations bill (H.R. 2740) that would protect coverage for people with pre-existing health conditions. Despite their continued claims that the administration is trying to limit access to care for people with pre-existing health conditions, House Democrat leaders refused to allow a floor vote on Davis' amendment that would prevent the administration from using any funds to limit access to coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
Davis’ amendment was cosponsored by 21 Republican members, including U.S. Reps. Paul Cook (CA-08), Don Bacon (NE-02), Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Ross Spano (FL-15), Steve Stivers (OH-15), Bryan Steil (WI-01), Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16), Christopher Smith (NJ-04), Steve Chabot (OH-01), Pete Stauber (MN-08), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Tom Emmer (MN-06), David Schweikert (AZ-06), Pete Olson (TX-22), Ann Wagner (MO-02), David McKinley (WV-01), Michael Waltz (FL-06), Tom Reed (NY-23), Mike Bost (IL-12), Steve Watkins (KS-02), and David Joyce (OH-14).