WASHINGTON, March 5 -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla. (23rd CD), issued the following news release:
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement into the House Record today after the GOP voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 50th time:
"Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 50th time this House of Representatives has tried to repeal, defund or dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
"What a sad Golden Anniversary moment for the GOP.
"The Affordable Care Act, which has already helped millions of Americans, is the law of the land. Instead of playing politics, let's instead work together to address concerns over its implementation while upholding its mission: to provide quality, affordable health care access for all Americans.
"With Americans facing so many real, pressing issues every day, I urge this Congress to focus on achieving results and serving our constituents.
"Two million Americans, including about 110,000 Floridians, have lost their unemployment insurance. Our immigration system is in dire need of common sense and comprehensive reforms. Women still make less than men while working equal jobs.
"The list goes on. We have work to do. We have a duty and responsibility to serve the interests of the American people. These pointless partisan attacks on the Affordable Care Act must stop."
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