Congressman Michael Burgess speaks during a Veterans Day event at Independence Park in Trophy Club, Texas, on Nov. 11, 2015. Burgess is tasked with the legislation that could replace Barack Obama’s signature health care law.
Congressman Michael Burgess speaks during a Veterans Day event at Independence Park in Trophy Club, Texas, on Nov. 11, 2015. Burgess is tasked with the legislation that could replace Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Khampha Bouaphanh Star-Telegram
Congressman Michael Burgess speaks during a Veterans Day event at Independence Park in Trophy Club, Texas, on Nov. 11, 2015. Burgess is tasked with the legislation that could replace Barack Obama’s signature health care law. Khampha Bouaphanh Star-Telegram

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