Trump Embraces Cartwright Proposal To Help Americans With Kidney Disease

An article in Times Leader highlights Matt Cartwright’s ability to work across the aisle to provide much needed health care for Americans: 

“President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright as the president unveiled an executive order to help increase kidney donations across the United States, and to provide better care for the thousands of Americans who suffer from kidney disease.“

“Cartwright, D-Moosic, spearheaded a letter sent in March to the administration, signed by 34 lawmakers of both parties, asking for action to promote organ donation and remove barriers for those who give the gift of life.“

“During the ceremony — which took place at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in the nation’s capital — Trump thanked Cartwright for his role in pushing the policy forward.”

“’Thanks also to Sen. Todd Young, and Representatives Michael Burgess and Matt Cartwright. Thank you for this,’” Trump said.” … 

“I’m gratified to have the White House adopt our proposal in this executive order,” Cartwright said. ‘Too many people have died waiting for a kidney donation in this country, and we have to make the process easier for the donors.’”

Read the full story in the Times Leader here