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The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act would reduce federal spending by $321 billion by 2026 — compared with $119 billion for the House's version. (June 27, 2017) (Sign up for our free video newsletter here http://bit.ly/2n6VKPR)

The Senate plan is not a health care bill ("Witcover: Trump's Obamacare nightmare," July 3). It is a massive transfer of wealth from working people to Wall Street. Twenty-two million Americans would lose their insurance under the Senate bill. The Senate bill eliminates working people's health benefits while cutting taxes for millionaires and insurance companies. That's just wrong. The Senate bill effectively destroys Medicaid — stripping health care from children, seniors and low-income Americans.

Health insurance is more than a policy, it's peace of mind. It's knowing your family will be cared for and not having to worry about going broke when you get sick. That's why I strongly oppose the Senate health care bill. The more I learn about it, the less I like. Robbing health care from millions of Americans to give yet another tax cut to the rich and powerful is just plain cruel. Our health care system needs to be improved — we all agree on that. But this bill would do exactly the opposite for no other reason than greed. I urge Sens. Ben Cardin and Christopher Van Hollen to vote no on the Senate health care bill.

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Michael E. Wallman, Ellicott City

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