Bush veto’s child health care bill

President Bush vetod the S-Chip expansion bill, the bill would have expanded the health care for children from approximately 6.6 million children to 10 million. The existing program is a state and federally funded program that supplies health care benefits to low and moderate income families with children. The cost for the program would be 35 billion over 5 years, or 7 billion per year. The Adminstation is now spending over 12 billion per month on the war on terrorism. Congress will attempt to override the veto in the next few days.

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