May 04, 2017


WASHINGTON, D.C. —U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today following House passage of the “American Health Care Act”:

“We congratulate the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the ‘American Health Care Act’ and taking an important step forward from an unsustainable health care system that is saddling Americans with higher costs and uncertain coverage options.

“This bill contains important reforms that will lower costs and pull back on job killing tax hikes that have been stifling economic growth across the country.

“We look forward to working with the U.S. Senate and President Trump to move this important legislation forward.”

The U.S. Chamber sent a key vote alert on ahead of today’s vote. The letter is available here.