Residents voted to expand medicaid and Republicans have are putting up blocks, like work requirements, to stop it. What makes this instance of Republican meddling in Medicare so interesting is that it is coming after the majority of the population already voted in favor of it. Are the Republicans against the democratic will of the people or is there a hidden motive to the GOP’s goal of cutting Medicare, and privatizing healthcare completely?

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