Second Town Hall In A Week For Idaho's Raul Labrador

Apr 25, 2017

Congressman Raul Labrador addresses the crowd at a town hall meeting he held at Mission Aviation Fellowship in Nampa Monday evening.
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It was another marathon session for Congressman Raul Labrador at his second town hall event in a week. The Idaho Republican took questions for over two and a half hours.

Labrador’s event Monday night in Nampa at Mission Aviation Fellowship was smaller than the first one held in Meridian. Around 350 people filled a meeting room at MAF as opposed to the almost thousand constituents that filled an auditorium April 19.

According to the Statesman, the Canyon County crowd was more aligned with Labrador’s conservative viewpoint and policies and didn’t prove as fiery as those who attended the first town hall.

Again, Labrador reiterated he does not believe health care is a right, but he says there’s a “moral responsibility” to treat those who can’t care for themselves. During the meeting he said there’s scant evidence of climate change and supported President Trump’s wall along the Mexican border.

Labrador said those seeking President Trump’s tax returns were simply unhappy with the outcome of the election.

Over the course of the more than two-and-a-half-hour Q&A session, Labrador’s staff say he took 48 questions.

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