Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) said during a Friday town hall in Idaho that “nobody dies” from losing their health insurance while defending the House Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Idaho Statesman reported.
During a town hall in Lewiston, Idaho, an attendee suggested to the congressman that making cuts to Medicaid could lead to people dying.
“That line is so indefensible,” Labrador replied. “Nobody dies because they don’t have access to health care.”
His response was met with boos from the audience.
Watch a clip of the exchange: