Senator Al Franken talks healthcare, references Perham residents struggle
Last night, Sen. Al Franken appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and the two spoke healthcare among other topics.
Franken was quoted referencing the health care struggle shared by a Perham resident at one of his round table discussions at the Perham hospital some months ago.
"I had a woman cry at a hopsital in Perham, Minnesota. This is a roundtable, and she said that her mom gets her home healthcare that allows her to stay in her home from Medicaid. She would lose that, and she and her husband both work, and she was crying about what the Republicans were proposing..."
(Video taken from YouTube, where it was posted by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)