TNDP Chair Statement On Senator Corker Saying The Substance Of The Senate Bill Is Not Relevant


Nashville, Tenn. (July 27, 2017) – According to multiple reports, Senator Bob Corker said today “the substance of this (senate bill) is not relevant, what’s relevant is getting to conference.”

Mary Mancini, Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement addressing Senator Corker’s remark:

“Senator Corker made a stunning admission today that he isn’t concerned with the substance of the senate healthcare bill. If he was available to his constituents, he would know that millions of Tennesseans are very concerned about what is in the bill – their health care is at stake. Senator Corker is once again proving his political party comes first over the well being hard working Tennesseans.