73 years ago today, service members from all across America stormed the beaches of Normandy in the largest naval, air and land operation in history. Their bravery and courage captured a beachhead, the tipping point in the liberation of Europe from the racist Nazi war machine. Today, we remember their sacrifices and all they gave in the name of freedom.
It was a real pleasure to join the Spokane County Republican Party on Saturday for their annual Lincoln Day Dinner. I am always inspired by the people in Eastern Washington who work hard to make their community a better place. Thank you to the Spokane County Republican Party and everyone that attended for the wonderful evening!
I joined Hadley Manning on the Working for Women Podcast to discuss the American Health Care Act. We tackled the false claims from the left about the AHCA’s impact on women and people with preexisting conditions. You can listen to the full podcast by clicking the picture below:
Dr. Stark with the Washington Policy Center says it best, "Obamacare has not come close to providing universal health insurance, it has caused health insurance premiums to rise dramatically, and it has forced millions of people out of their existing insurance into government-controlled plans."
When bureaucratic rules threaten to silence people, like Steve Gleason, who rely on speech generation devices to communicate, the Gleason Act gave those individuals peace of mind to know that their voices will continue to be heard. Today, with a bipartisan coalition of my colleagues, I introduced the Steve Gleason Enduring Voices Act to permanently fix the CMS policy that limited access to speech generation devices for people with degenerative diseases like ALS.
In 1962, President Kennedy declared May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week following that day as Police Week. We have almost a million police officers in the United States that wake up each day and put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.