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Instead of Fighting for Montana, Gianforte Hides in the Swamp

Helena – Last Wednesday, convicted criminal Greg Gianforte pledged to “drain the swamp” and be a “strong voice for all of Montana” after being sworn in as the Big Sky State’s lone member of the House of Representatives. But in the week since, Gianforte has been silent, particularly on the most pressing issue facing thousands of Montanans: the Senate’s cruel health care bill.
 
This is nothing new. Gianforte has tried to hide from questions on health care for months. And although he eventually admitted he would not have supported the House’s American Health Care Act, he did so only after violently assaulting a reporter for asking him about it in the first place.
 
So what does Gianforte think of the Senate version, which would kick 22 million Americans off their health insurance and gut Medicaid by 35% over the next 20 years in order to help pay for millions in tax breaks for the ultra rich like him?
 
We don’t know.
 
So much for being “a strong voice for all of Montana.” Greg Gianforte should settle up with Montanans about his views on the Senate bill while he’s home for the Fourth of July recess because it’s starting to look like he’s more interested in hiding in the swamp than draining it.

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