Sat Mar 24, 2012, 09:34 PM
white cloud (2,499 posts)
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Clarifies Comments on Texas Women’s Health Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSDFW.COM) – Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has clarified her comments on the Texas Women’s Health Program.
On Thursday, Texas’ senior U.S. Senator urged Governor Rick Perry to work with President Barack Obama’s administration to restore federal funding for the Medicaid Women’s Health Program.
She told MSNBC, “I do think that the Governor needs to sit down with the federal government and work it out so that we can have our share, our fair share.”
Hutchison lost a primary fight to Governor Perry in 2010.
She is retiring at the end of the year.
Governor Perry’s office told the Texas Tribune, “We suspect if the Senator was fully aware of the fact that Obama administration is the one responsible for denying these fundes, she would support working with the Texas (Congressional) delegation and state officials to reverse this misguided decision.”
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Mon Mar 26, 2012, 10:43 AM
sonias (18,063 posts)
2. A little to late to the party
KBH has lost her party to the right wing fundamentalists like rick perry. rick perry would rather see women in Texas die than to sit down with the Obama administration and fix this issue so Texas could get that funding back. And of course he has the perfect excuse - just blame Obama. It's never ricky perry's fault.