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Burgess Statement on President Trump’s SOTU
Posted by Emma Thomson on February 5, 2019 | comments
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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address.

“Tonight President Trump offered an optimistic message of hope and unity to the American people, highlighting our nation’s greatness and proposing a collaborative path forward. From strengthening our national defense to protecting American workers and investing in our infrastructure, President Trump is committed to creating a better future for the American people. During his time in office, President Trump has made lowering health care costs a core priority of his Administration’s agenda. As the most senior physician serving in Congress, I am honored to work alongside President Trump to lower drug costs and make the health care system work for – and not against – American patients and doctors.

“Despite the vast progress we have made over the last two years – including passing pro-growth policies that have spurred the best U.S. economy in decades – we have much work before us. As we continue in the 116th Congress, I hope that Congressional Democrats will reject the politics of resistance and accept President Trump’s offer of compromise as we strive to work together for good of the American people.”

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