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(11,649 posts)
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 06:41 PM Jan 2017

call paul ryan's office


Easy way to oppose Paul Ryan's proposal to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. (Please know that we, the citizens, will pay for this one way or the other. It needs fixed but not eliminated) This takes only a few minutes of your time to express your viewpoint.

I just called. You can skip all of the propaganda by pushing the buttons in the proper sequence. Or, you can listen to hear how they're selling this as a good thing.

Paul Ryan's office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Here's how you can participate:

Call (202) 225-0600....

Press 2 to weigh in on the issue. You'll hear a recording about the bill to repeal it, then Press 1 to support continuing the Affordable Healthcare Act. It takes less than 2 minutes!

Copy, paste, pass it on!! Done! If you can't get through that should energize you to keep trying because it means lots of fellow citizens are expressing their opinion too!

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call paul ryan's office (Original Post) DesertFlower Jan 2017 OP
K & R SammyWinstonJack Jan 2017 #1
Took several attempts angrychair Jan 2017 #2
Obamacare liberal from boston Jan 2017 #8
i had to call a few times too. DesertFlower Jan 2017 #10
ALSO write to or call YOUR reps NOW. Info here: CousinIT Jan 2017 #3
Still busy but I'll keep trying. Thank you! Squinch Jan 2017 #4
Kick for exposure JohnnyRingo Jan 2017 #5
"restoring", "destroying" ... aggiesal Jan 2017 #17
Done and done! shenmue Jan 2017 #6
Finally got through. His mailbox is full Maraya1969 Jan 2017 #7
And wiil rmain so for some time. trof Jan 2017 #9
K&R zentrum Jan 2017 #11
or they have decided not to answer the phone anymore. 2naSalit Jan 2017 #12
Done TNNurse Jan 2017 #13
Busy... cilla4progress Jan 2017 #14
K&r TxDemChem Jan 2017 #15
Dear Speaker Ryan: Raster Jan 2017 #16
K&R&Spreading the word. nolabear Jan 2017 #18
Call Paul Ryan dogandturtlemom Jan 2017 #19
Busy signal LeftInTX Jan 2017 #20
Done...got to vote for the ACA but couldn't leave a voicemail. nt cry baby Jan 2017 #21


(9,502 posts)
3. ALSO write to or call YOUR reps NOW. Info here:
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 07:19 PM
Jan 2017
ACTION needed re: ACA - there may be a vote TOMORROW

Please send the following email ASAP to the list of Senators and Congresspeople below - or call their offices in the morning TOMORROW. Feel free to edit the wording in any way you see fit - in fact it's encouraged. But please no "CAPS" and no foul language or accusations or nastiness - it won't help!. Be sure to address it to "The Honorable ....." and sign it. (yea, I know calling some of them "Honorable" could make you hurl)

Thanks in advance for whatever you can do. I appreciate your help.


Your two Senators in Washington (find them at senate.gov)
Charles Schumer, Minority Leader (senate.gov)
Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader (may need to call)
Your local Representative in Congress (congress.gov)
Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader (may need to call)
Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House (may need to call)


I understand that in 2017 there may be an attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act in one or both houses of Congress or by Executive Order. I am writing to you to urge you to vote NO on any attempt and to fight any attempt to to repeal the ACA on that day or any other day.

With such a repeal, millions of people would stand to lose access to medical care at the very time that it is needed most. In my opinion, such loss would return the system of medical care to a point when insurance companies controlled access to care - an unacceptable system that was largely responsible for increases in costs before ACA was implemented and which also was largely responsible for the loss of millions of lives and livelihoods due to lack of health care and/or inability to pay the enormous costs. At least 20 million Americans stand to loose coverage if the law is repealed.

Please vote NO if repeal of the ACA comes up for a vote on the floor and please discourage POTUS Trump from signing any order repealing the law. I understand that the ACA needs some changes or "tweaks" to make it more effective, but a complete repeal of the law is not the answer.

Best Regards,



(18,891 posts)
5. Kick for exposure
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 07:28 PM
Jan 2017

Thanx for providing this number.

It's typical that the name of their repeal bill begins with the word "restoring", the opposite of what it does.

Everyone here should make this easy call. His voicemail isn't accepting comments though.


(6,989 posts)
13. Done
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 08:18 PM
Jan 2017

Young lady with a nice voice referring to "President Obama's healthcare law.....like that would make ME be against it.

Voice mailbox was "not responding".


(25,107 posts)
14. Busy...
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 08:33 PM
Jan 2017

Haven't been able to get through all day.

Of course he doesn't REALLY want to hear from ordinary Americans.

Did get through to all 3 my Reps, though. FTW!


(41 posts)
19. Call Paul Ryan
Wed Jan 4, 2017, 09:41 PM
Jan 2017

I think I've doesn't want to hear from us. I have called 15-20 time with busy signal. Otherwise you have really revved up the calls!

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