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Travel pool #6
Debra Saunders • Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 15, 2017: 04:51 PM


Typed on the plane from today.

Lewis Taylor, 25, dropped by the pro-Trump rally. "We are supporters of Mr. Trump and Mr. Pence," he said.

He came to show support. What about what happened with AHCA?

"We want to repeal and replace Obamacare." He wanted me to know he stands by the administration. He is on the conservative side of conservative, and wanted me to know he stands by administration "100 %"

But also, he saw in AHCA "a lot of similarities with what happened with Obamacare." And he's OK with it not passing.

I heard a similar story from Scott Pierson at the Foster Supply rally.

Pierson is a small businessman who also was disappointed in the AHCA outcome but:

"I realize the importance, when we get something done, it's got to be done right."

Does he blame White House or Freedom Caucus or Congress: "Nobody in particular"

Pierson voted for Darrell Castle (sp) but says Trump won the election and "I'm gonna pray for him and do everything I can to support him."

Pierson had never seen a vice president or president in person before.

On Pence, Pierson said; "I like him. I think he's a smart level-headed guy."



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