WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Senator Edward M. Kennedy released the following statement urging President Bush not to veto the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
“The President and every Member of Congress enjoy guaranteed health care coverage.We owe the children of America no less. If the President vetoes the CHIP bill,overwhelmingly approved by the Congress, then our duty is clear. We will be backtomorrow, and the next day, and for however long it takes to see this bipartisan billbecome law. The President has broken his promise to America’s children. We must notbreak ours.”