His Legacy at Stake, Sen. John Cornyn Should Should Show Leadership on Health Care

Now is the time for Sen. John Cornyn of Texas to become the leader his state and nation need him to be. He should tap into his own history of bipartisanship and urge his Senate colleagues to work with Democrats to fix America's ailing healthcare law, an approach both he and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have used before with great success.As things stand, the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that McConnell spent weeks writing in secret does not have sufficient votes to pass. So, a new course is needed.But the GOP appears set to choose a course that courts disaster. McConnell has promised a vote on simply repealing the Affordable Care Act. Some 32 million Americans would lose their insurance by 2026 if this were to become law.   Continue reading...

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