GOP Congressman Says Men Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Prenatal Care

What a baby. Also, insurance doesn’t work like that.

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing today to discuss the proposed Trumpcare bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In one particularly heated exchange, Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Penn.) asked Rep. John Shimkus (R-Illinois) to elaborate on exactly which mandates in Obamacare he finds problematic. The Republican’s answer? The fact that men end up paying for prenatal care. Here’s the exchange:

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