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Quotation

Oh, gosh. Let’s put it this way: People in my office have read all parts of the bill. I don’t think any individual has read the whole bill. That’s why we have staff.

— Representative Thomas Garrett of Virginia, speaking to MSNBC: “I don’t think any individual has read” Trumpcare bill