• December 3, 2021
 Video: Cornyn reiterates support for coverage for preexisting conditions, lower drug prices

Video: Cornyn reiterates support for coverage for preexisting conditions, lower drug prices

Tuesday on the floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discussed the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal’s consideration of Texas v. Azar and reiterated Republicans’ commitment to covering Americans with preexisting conditions and lowering prescription drug prices.

Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found above.

“Blaming Republicans in Congress for a yet-to-be-decided court case doesn’t make a lot of sense.”

“I have no doubt that once again they’ll try to blame Republicans as the bad guys and somehow perpetuate this myth that Republicans are opposed to covering people for preexisting conditions.”

“They know that’s false. They know that’s a bald-faced misrepresentation.”

“If there’s one thing that I think there is a consensus on in the health care field in Congress, it is that preexisting conditions should be covered. In fact, there are pieces of legislation that I’ve cosponsored here in the Senate that do that expressly.”

“The PROTECT Act is just one example of the countless health care bills working their way through the Senate right now.”

“In addition, in the Senate Finance Committee we’re considering a package of bills to reduce prescription drug prices, just as we have in the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and in the Judiciary Committee. The HELP Committee has overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill to reduce health care costs, increase transparency, and eliminate surprise medical bills, and the Judiciary Committee last week unanimously reported out legislation that would keep pharmaceutical companies from gaming the patent system.”

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Senator John Cornyn, a Republican from Texas, is a member of the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees.

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18 Comments

  • Republicans are the BAD GUYS! Mr John Cornyn and you are a bad guy,you are a Texas Mafia Vandido!
    You voted to lift sanctions against a Russian oligarch,you and Ted Cruz did so,and so did Mitch McConnell.
    Because that Russian oligarch is going to build a $2 hundred million dollar plant in the state of Kentucky now the sanctions has been lifted against him.
    You know who else is a bad guy Mr John Cornyn? Greg Abbott is also a very bad guy,just like the rest of you Treasonist Traitors.

    I wish that Beto O’Rouke would had gone after your US senate seat, it would had been a landslide defeat for you.
    You, Chuck Grassley,Orin Hatch,Lindsey Graham,Mitch McConnell have held office for way too long! as you continue to side with Donald Trump. Because her tells you how high to jump,time to stop kissing his ass John Cornyn and do Texas a HUGE FAVOR! RESIGN NOW!
    All republicans are Russia’s men in the Washington D.C. SWAMP!
    Mr Bad Guy, John Cornyn!

  • Cornyn knows he’s in a tough spot with the Administration pushing this lawsuit and a re-election campaign next year. Bottom line is that John Cornyn has repeatedly voted to take healthcare (and pre-existing condition coverage) away from millions. He’s trying to save his skin on this one and I hope he fails. He has consistently put the donor class ahead of his constituents and has yet to speak out about the concentration camps in Texas. He’s failed Texans and does not deserve to be re-elected.

    • Houston sucks

  • Way to go Houston voter! I agree with you 100% very true that John Cornyn has repeatedly voter to take away healthcare away from millions of Americans. Including those that have preexisting conditions, and John Cornyn is a total failure for all Texans.
    Surely he supports the concentration camps here in Texas and so does Ted Cruz and Greg Abbott,they act like descendant from Hitler’s youth.

  • Mikey don’t have any health care insurance! neither does Fero! that is one of the reasons that mikey is always mad. Mentally psychotic mad, and to think that he owns a AR 15 assault rifle,the same rifle used in the Parkland Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre.
    Remember that mad mike is mad,he is a drifter from out of town and so is Fero and they both support Donald Trump and Jeffery Epstein.

    • Epstein is a hard core democrap, like you, probably a pedophile too

      • Jeffery Epstein is a republican Mad Mike, and he is also one of Donald Trump’s good men,he likes young girls and he rapes them like Donald Trump has done so in the past.
        As for you, you are still the same old BUTT BLAST! and a child predator! is that why they kicked you out of the salvation Army?
        You sure are a sorry excuse for a white boy.
        TRUMP FOR PRISON IN 2021!
        I LIVE RENT FREE IN YOUR SECTION 8 CRYSTAL METH MIND, MAD MIKE!
        How do you take your Meth, Mad Mike?
        !: You slam it!
        2: You snort it!
        3: You smoke it in a glass bowl pipe!
        4: You shoot it up your asshole!
        5: All of the above!

        • Alberto knows all about using meth. Obviously he is a meth head doper. Still posts over at the KKKVIA forum with insomnia at 2-3 am. Good thing the KVIA moderators delete his rabid racist rants.

          • Jerry AKA Fero, you know that you stay up all night tweaking on crystal meth! You are so guilty conscience about yourself, so 2-3 am in the morning, is mad mike with you at that time?
            I bet you two start fooling around with each other arguing who goes first. Surely you are the bottom of the game.
            Fero La LLORONA!

        • Delusional and dumb Alberto the meth head for prison 2019!

          • OH! Fero don’t have anything else to say! Jerry, stick to crack instead of meth. Then hump on mad mike! HA HA HA HA HA!
            and Vise Verse! Mad Mike humps on you HA HA HA HA…

        • I’ll go with number 4. Alberto shoots it up his asshole.

          Alberto for prison 2019.

          • Fero takes it up his ASS HOLE! he has to use training wheels to walk.
            Fero ES UNA MIERDA!

        • What’s the matter Alberto? Up posting late at midnight. Insomnia? Too much meth? LMAO. Good to see I’m in your head 24/7. Now run along to the KKKVIA forum.

          BTW – It’s obvious you’re the only ahole here. Just look in the mirror you fugly turd. Your life must really suck.

          Alberto for prison 2019 and happy TDS.

          • Hey Fero! so what if I’m up late at night! it’s none of your ass wipe business asshole Crack Head!
            You sure are one ugly SON OF A BITCH! Fero!
            Remember that you imported yourself here on the EPH Post!
            Because you want my attention!

            I don’t ever think about you PUNK ASS! Gabacho!
            But I’m ready to give you a beat down every time you come here to bug me. You are just a spineless COCKROACH!

            You eat scraps and shit, and you only need one cockroach like you to breed a million. Male roaches and bed bugs always waiting in line you hump you up the ass.

            Fero has STD’S! he plays around and licks trump’s orange fat mushroom. Ha Ha Ha! PRICELESS!!!

        • Dumbass Alberto admits to having insomnia. Up all night. Can’t sleep. Internet troll that posts 24/7. Claims he attended too many rave parties in Commiefornia. Won’t admit pot and other drugs burned out his brain cells. A big fat 62 year old immature whiner and crybaby.

          Happy insomnia! You deserve it.

          • WOW! JefFERO Epstein! you finally put a whole paragraph together! JefFero worries too much,to see if I get enough sleep or not. I continue to dominate this easy JefFero clown!
            Beat down after beat down, that JefFero has to go and pick on five year old boys. What a freaking F’n spineless schmuck!
            A bully just like Donald Trump, even has a PHD from Trump University.
            JefFero is one damn ugly Son of a Bitch, Jerry, hang it up ass hole. LOSER! trumpTURD!

  • Good to see I am in your big fat head 24/7 dumbass. All you beat down is your own self idiot. A big fat 62 year old whiner and crybaby. BTW – You know you don’t get enough sleep due to your mental illness and being a doper. Your insomnia is chronic and you know it sicko.

    Happy TDS and insomnia!

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