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The First 100 Days By the Numbers

April 12, 2019

The new House Democratic Majority was elected to deliver progress For The People: fighting to lower health care costs, reduce prescription drug prices, increase paychecks by rebuilding America, and clean up corruption in Washington and more.

Here’s some key numbers for understanding the first 100 Days:

58: Hearings performing oversight of the Trump Administration

More than 25: Hearings focused on health care issues

More than 35: Hearings on infrastructure

35: Number of days before President Trump agreed to reopen the federal government

130 million: Number of nonelderly people in the US have preexisting conditions

20 million: Number of Americans who would lose health coverage if Republicans’ Texas v. U.S. is successful

75: Percent of 2018 voters in battleground districts that said cracking down on Washington corruption was their top priority.

 130: Number of groups supporting H.R. 1

ZERO: Number of Republicans voting for H.R.1

6: Hearings on H.R. 1, the For The People Act

13 million: Number of Americans who would see lower health insurance premiums if House Democrats’ new health care bill, the Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act of 2019, becomes law

185: Republicans who voted against calling on the Department of Justice to end support for the dangerous Texas v. U.S. lawsuit that if successful would result in 20 million Americans losing health coverage

$3 billion: Amount of money the Trump Shutdown cost America’s economy

11: Number of votes that were taken to reopen government and let federal workers get back to work

$7 billion: Amount of money Trump is trying to illegally transfer to build his wall

9: Hearings on lowering prescription drug prices

202: Letters seeking information from the Trump Administration about government functions – a key part of Congress’s oversight responsibilities