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Republicans mocked for posting photo of healthcare meeting with 0 women in it: The Hill

These men discuss and determine, among other things, women's health. Image source: Twitter, via Vice President Pence. Photograph: (Twitter)

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 24, 2017, 02.40 AM (IST)

Two Congressional Democrats mocked US Vice President Mike Pence for posting a picture of all men on Twitter from a House Freedom Caucus meeting proposing doing away with women's healthcare initiatives, The Hill reports.

Here is the Tweet from Vice President Mike Pence: 

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The House Freedom Caucus gathered seeking ways to pass the Republican bill to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Proposed was doing away with "essential health benefits", which require insurance plans to cover basic health services females need, like maternity care and mammograms.

At least two Democrats seised on this picture without women in it to mock the Republicans for making laws about women's health in a meeting wit

That the Republicans would make legislation that so impacted women's health in a meeting without women it and post a picture of it, was seised on by two Democrats.

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No women are in the House Freedom Caucus, but it was reported that top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway was in attendance, as was the president and vice president.

(WION)

 

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