Rep. Yoder still not saying what he thought about Republican healthcare bill that was pulled from House vote

Rep. Kevin Yoder talking to a constituent during an open house at his Overland Park office in November.
Rep. Kevin Yoder talking to a constituent during an open house at his Overland Park office in November.

After the Republican healthcare bill was pulled from a vote Friday afternoon, Congressman Kevin Yoder issued a statement that did not reveal which way he would have voted.

Over the weekend, the Kansas City Star ran a story telling how the the cancellation of the vote was a reprieve for Republicans like Yoder who face re-election in districts that Hillary Clinton carried in November.

Yoder was the only member of Congress from Kansas who did not come out in support of the bill. The Star also reported that Yoder had been under pressure from hospitals and health care providers to vote against the bill.

After the Friday statement, some Shawnee Mission Post readers complained that it did not tell them where Yoder stood.

We asked his office Monday if they could provide a yes or no answer on whether he would have voted for the bill and some insight into which provisions of the bill Yoder liked and which he did not like.

In response we received the same statement that was issued Friday.