U.S. Senate

Americans' health is this nation's greatest asset. Why don't Trump and the Republicans understand that?

Americans' health is this nation's greatest asset. Why don't Trump and the Republicans understand that?

To the editor: By far the most important resource possessed by the United States is not gold, petroleum or any other disposable commodity. It is the health and well-being of its people. (“GOP health bill would raise deductibles, lessen coverage and leave 23 million more uninsured, analysis finds,” May 24)

This is true not only for America, but for any nation. In recognition of that reality most of the developed world, if not all of it, provides healthcare coverage for its population under a variety of successful programs.

A healthy populace maintains a...

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