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Americans for Prosperity Praises House Announcement on Right to Try

May 17, 2018 by AFP

Arlington, VA – Following House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s announcement this morning that the House of Representatives will vote on the Senate version of right-to-try legislation in the upcoming days, Americans for Prosperity Chief Government Affairs Officer Brent Gardner issued the following statement:

“This morning’s announcement represents a critical step towards extending to tens of thousands of terminally-ill patients and their families the hope they so desperately need and deserve. We applaud Speaker Ryan, Majority Leader McCarthy, Majority Whip Scalise and Chairman Walden, along with Senator Johnson, for their collective hard work on this bipartisan legislation, and we are hopeful that potentially life-saving treatments and medication will soon be available to those who need it most.”

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