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WATCH: Healthcare Day of Action, Protests And “Death Train” Rally Outside Cruz’s Office

As the GOP Healthcare Bill is facing some hurdles in the senate, Houstonians today are organizing a “Death Train” rally in front of Ted Cruz’s office in opposition to the bill.

Amid the rush of downtown traffic, a dozen protesters stood with signs in front of Senator’s Cruz’s office building.

One of them was Rebecca Rodriguez.

“I’m here because my husband has a heart condition and I’m retired, and I don’t know what we’re going to do,” says Rodriguez.

She’s protesting with Indivisible Houston as a part of Healthcare Day of Action.

The group focuses on bringing together congressional districts to collectively push back on bills they don’t think are beneficial.

Daniel Cohen is an organizer.

“The reason we’re out here is because they are trying to jam through a piece of legislation that has already passed the house and be reconciled in the senate that is going to deny people health insurance,” says Cohen.

Protesters reiterated their approval of the Affordable Cart Act and want Senator Cruz to do the same.

After leaving his office they planned to march to city hall, followed by rallying at a University of Houston Train station to spread their message across the city.

 

 

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