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Congressman Charles Boustany (2016)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-02-08

Duration: 00:29:27

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Boustany, Charles W., Jr. | Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2016 | OIL INDUSTRY | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act | Health Care | MEDICAID | MEDICARE | HEALTH INSURANCE | Immigration | Illegal Aliens


  • Boustany, Charles Speaker


A speech by Congressman Charles Boustany before the Baton Rouge Press Club on February 8, 2016. Boustany is a candidate in the 2016 U.S. Senate election. He discusses his background, his candidacy for the U.S. Senate, and his vision for the country. He also answers questions from the audience on the following topics: the impact of the low price of oil on Louisiana; his disagreement with the Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare); Medicaid expansion; the impact of Obamacare on the private health insurance market; Medicare reimbursements; and illegal immigration.