Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee gathered last week to discuss the rising costs of prescription drugs. But the hearing quickly morphed into a heated back-and-forth between senators over the Republican’s efforts to reform healthcare.
Democratic senators, including Sens. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), used their time to criticize their Republican counterparts for writing the GOP healthcare bill behind closed doors.
“I know you’re a part of the discussion. You know what’s in it, we have no idea. We haven’t seen it,” Murray said to chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.).