POSTED: Friday, October 12, 2012 - 6:39am
UPDATED: Friday, October 12, 2012 - 2:42pm
GLADEWATER — U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, criticized the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, saying the bill commonly called Obamacare is setting the country back in terms of medical and pharmaceutical breakthroughs.
“When I think about the strides we’ve made, and now the government takeover — it breaks my heart,” Gohmert said.
Gohmert, who represents Northeast Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives, addressed issues of health care and the upcoming presidential election to the Gladewater community in a joint meeting of the city’s Lions and Rotary clubs.
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