LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Vice President Mike Pence visited Lexington today to promote the Trump Administration's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Speaking to a group of about 300 business leaders in, Pence promised the healthcare bill offered by the senate will "begin the end" of the Affordable Care Act. The Vice President sent a clear message to Senator Rand Paul, who opposes the bill, saying he's sure Paul will "do the right thing" when it comes time to vote on the bill. Pence expects that vote to come sometime in the next week or so.
Prior to his speech, Pence met with about a dozen small business owners to discuss how the Affordable Care Act was affecting their operations. Pence, along with Governor Bevin and Representatives Andy Barr and Brett Guthrie.
Protesters greeted Vice President Mike Pence , many of them Democrats, opposing the Trump Administration's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. They held signs and chanted while standing alongside Red Mile Road.