When given the opportunity to restore $712B in cuts to Medicare, Matt Cartwright voted NO. (1)
Even the Washington Post agrees that Beltway Democrats raided your Medicare to pay for the so-called Affordable Care Act. This citation was used in our commercial sourcing Matt Cartwright's support of the Medicare cuts in Obamacare. Though Cartwright was not in office at the time of Obamacare's original vote, he has a history of voting against any proposal to remedy those cuts.(2)
In fact, Matt Cartwright’s record on fixing the Affordable Care Act is even worse than can be imagined.
A closer look at Matt Cartwright’s voting record shows:
❌ Voted NO to allow you to keep your doctor and health insurance (3)
❌ Voted NO to repeal the IRS Tax on people who can’t afford insurance in the first place. (4)
❌ Voted NO to repeal the Obamacare death panels. (5)
❌ Voted NO to repeal the tax on medical equipment. (6)
❌ Vote NO to make the work week 40 hours, killing thousands of jobs. (7)
John Chrin’s promise to you is to never cut benefits for current Medicare beneficiaries.
A promise made is a promise kept.
John Chrin will protect Medicare and keep the patients protections of the Affordable Care Act, including covering pre-existing conditions and allowing children to stay on their parents’ health insurance until they reach 26 years old.
(1) March 21, 2013 – House passed FY2014 budget which repealed and defunded Obamacare.(H.Con.Res.25, Roll Call 88); May 16, 2013 – House repealed Obamacare in its entirety as a stand-alone bill. (H.R. 45, Roll Call 154)
(3) September 11, 2014 – House voted to allow any group health plan offered at work in 2013 to continue to be offered in 2014, essentially implementing President Obama’s famous promise of “if you like your plan, you can keep it.” (H.R. 3522, Roll Call 495)
(4) July 17, 2013 – House delayed the implementation of the Obamacare employer mandate for one-year. (H.R. 2667, Roll Call 361); July 17, 2013 – House delayed the implementation of the Obamacare individual mandate for one-year. (H.R.2668, Roll Call 363); August 2, 2013 – House prevented the IRS from implementing or enforcing any portion of Obamacare. (H.R.2009, Roll Call 447)
(5) June 18, 2015—House passed legislation to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an unelected board of 15 bureaucrats that would be in charge of Medicare spending decisions. (H.R. 1190, Roll Call 376)
(6) September 29, 2013 – House permanently repealed the onerous job killing 2.3% excise tax on medical devices as part of the short-term FY2014 continuing appropriations bill (Amendment #1 to H.J.Res 59, Roll Call 497)
(7) April 3, 2014 – House voted to repeal Obamacare’s 30-hour definition of “full-time employment” and restores the traditional 40-hour definition for the purposes of the employer mandate. (H.R. 2575, Roll Call 156)