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Backers of the idea say lowering the age would improve the healthcare system, lower prices for consumers and help Americans delaying healthcare for financial reasons until they get coverage through Medicare. But they claim their main reason to explore lowering the age was because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gatez talked about the proposal when he appeared on Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox News last week and the congressman insists the bill is to counter the proposal from U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, and U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., to release illegals when a “national emergency is declared related to a communicable disease.”
Last week, U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., joined several other members of the U.S House Judiciary Committee in calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to appear before the committee to testify about competition concerns relating to Amazon's business practices.