Top Senate Democrat on Helping Kids With Cancer: “Why Would We Want To Do That?”

With the House set to vote today on H.J. Res. 73, the Research for Lifesaving Cures Act, which ensures funding for the National Institutes of Health, check out this exchange between a CNN reporter and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV): 

CNN: “If you can help one child who has cancer, why wouldn’t you do it?”

Sen. Reid: “Why would we want to do that?”

Here’s the full exchange: