Rep. Lewis, Shouting: ‘I Will Fight Any Bill that Turns the Clock Back to a Darker Time’

‘As elected representatives, we have a mission, an obligation, and a mandate to fight for each and every American’

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LEWIS: "We cannot abandon our principles. Mr. Speaker, we cannot forget our values. I fought too hard and too long to back down now. I will fight any bill that turns the clock back to a darker time. I will fight every single attempt to turn a deaf ear, a blind eye, and cold shoulder to the sick, to our seniors, and to working families. Mr. Speaker, I will fight every day, every hour, every minute, and every second. Our pulse is dealing with every breath and every bone in my body. We must not give up! We cannot! I will not give in, not today, not tomorrow, and never, ever! On this bill there is only one option. And that option is to vote no! We can do better! Mr. Speaker, we must do better! Vote no on this bill!"
 

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