tv Interview Sandhya Raman CSPAN May 16, 2019 5:30pm-5:38pm EDT
it's time to restore our national unity and reaffirm our national purpose. it is time to rebuild our country for all americans. together, we will create an immigration system, to make america safer, stronger, and greater than ever before. thank you, god bless you all. [applause] [applause] [inaudible conversations]
>> with us for capitol hill, a healthcare reporter with brokaw, for this equality act do? why is it one of the top priorities were house democrats? >> it's a big bill for house democrats because it would expend pressure for go to college ebt q so it would make sexual orientation and gender identity, a practice for discrimination. >> sponsored by david, democrat from rhode island and you covered some of the hearings back in april, committee hearings on this, headline from one of your pieces panel, ways extended up access and religious
practice, you wrote that reluctance in particular concern about the expansion of health care access. why? >> i think this is an issue because some people with convictions have issues with certain things that would be covered under the bill so those were talked to had issues with certain people are allowed to be covered with things like hormonal treatments or people identify as transgender were more broadly, someone who is transgender may be able to play sports on a team other than the gender they were assigned at birth. it's a lot of issues related to issues people have with the lgbtq community. >> on the religious productions, democrat from illinois did not cosponsor on the bill but spoke
about on the hospital this week. he treated some of that. he said this week, i will for the party act but the barnacles, we must do more to ensure religious liberty. congressman and republicans who expressed some similar views, the concerns was the just productions. >> it is back to the 1993 cloth that bipartisan the establishes that religious protection are protected for individuals and what we heard at the community level and him before, having the full, needs to be productions in place for people with religious believes to be able to continue their belief while still going full forward with protecting everyone. >> in a news conference, anti- pelosi says she expects all the maquettes will vote for the measure. there is republican support, john of new york, a tweet from
pennsylvania tweeting this, i met with members and ultimately, representative human rights campaign jointly supporting the act, let's stand together in all its forms. you expect other house republicans to vote in favor? >> two republican cosponsors on the bill, from what i have been hearing from talking to people, those two are likely to be the only ones to support the bill. democrats are expected to look in the legislation. >> as you and i have talked, so far not in the white house, have begun in the indication on the administration in any way at all with a stand on this issue more broadly, not necessarily on equality act?
>> it has brought rate in favor of expanding productions, he's spoken at a lot of events that are tied to religion in establishing religious freedom. it made a big announcement earlier in the national day of prayer, just to kind of strengthen the kinds of protection and the national prayer breakfast earlier this year, so it's very unlikely that trump would be in support of this legislation. >> our guests, you can read more at cq.com. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> davidson really is more than just a motorcycle company in a lot of ways. harley davidson captures that arrival of one of the cities were great americans are built and made. >> the iconic is sometimes overused but iconic company in the history. the expression in economic
legacy that was really important here. >> he spent two are on the road, exploring the american story. this weekend, we take you to the walkie wisconsin with the help of her active cable partners. located on the shores of lake michigan, the city has one of the highest concentrations of german ancestry in the country. there's also here in america socialist movement got its start. >> the walkie in the late 19th century could be coming the machine shop of the world. a huge pool of largely immigrant workers who were very receptive to the promise to benefit the working class. >> we will visit the black holocaust museum. to learn about james, a survivor of an attempted lynching. >> the reason it was so important, he realized lynching
was an important part of american history and part of american history schools. he wanted people to be able to have a eyewitness account, to see the dynamics of what lynching was. >> watch c-span's city tour of milwaukee, wisconsin. sunday at 2:00 p.m., american history tv on c-span three. working with our cable affiliates, as we explore the american story. >> former senator, that our desk, as we can continue our conversation. the former colleagues said that when it comes to healthcare, the gop message today is to preserve what works and fix what doesn't. start with that first part. what works right now? >> time, high-quality.