"As I wrestled with this decision, I thought about my mom and her struggles to get my little brother the care he needed with very little money," Scott said. "I concluded that for the three years the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent of the cost of new people in Medicaid, I cannot, in good conscience, deny the uninsured access to care."The remark received enthusiastic applause from Democrats. The idea is less popular with Republicans â¿¿ earlier in the day House Speaker Will Weatherford blasted the plan to expand Medicaid.
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