Waxman, DeGette cite research funding lapses.
— Jeannie Baumann (@MedResJourno) October 16, 2014
During opening statements at today’s House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations hearing about the U.S. response to #Ebola, Democrats on the committee already seem to have identified one of the culprits: Funding.
Democrat Rep. Diana DeGette of Colorado was first:
Rep. Degette pushes lack of funding of gov agencies as reason for no Ebola vaccine. Will be a point pushed by Ds today.
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) October 16, 2014
Democrat claims that the problem exists because the GOP cut Ebola funding have been thoroughly debunked, but that didn&8217;t stop California Rep. #Henry Waxman from also blaming “funding cuts” for increasing the Ebola threat:
"We need to commit adequate funding to public health infrastructure." Rep Henry Waxman
— Beth Crispin (@iyamiyam) October 16, 2014
— AmericanPie (@diana_bowers) October 16, 2014
Welp. Congress holds a hearing on Ebola response & Waxman complains that the bad response is lack of funding. IHATECONGRESS
— danedri (@danedri) October 16, 2014
— Myra Donnelley (@myradonn) October 16, 2014
@FoxNews now waxman is blaming republicans for funding cuts. Total waste of time. Only our gov&039;t can turn Ebola into a circus
— James J (@NY_2_Carolina) October 16, 2014
"We have our share of responsibility by not funding the infrastructure" —Waxman lectures committee at Ebola hearing
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) October 16, 2014
— Ann Kane (@AnnKane1111) October 16, 2014
— Culture of Truth (@Bobblespeak) October 16, 2014
Ebola CDC Funding Tripled From 2001-2010.Stop with the political grand-standing,Waxman!
— Cheryl Jefferies (@CherylJ5) October 16, 2014
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