After the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare failed last week, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to offer his prescription for how Republicans should move forward on health care: 3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down. As I said from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Watch! — Donald J. Trump … Continued
What is “skinny repeal”?
Trumpcare has returned, and now has the backing of the House Freedom Caucus thanks to a new amendment to the bill. That amendment includes language that would allow members of Congress and their staff to keep benefits that the American Health Care Act will eliminate for ordinary citizens. The amendment was designed to allow states … Continued
President Donald Trump threatened to end funding that helps poor Americans get heath care. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, the president said he was considering taking the action to force Democrats to negotiate and support plans to end Obamacare. “Schumer should be calling me up and begging me to help him save … Continued
The plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act hit a new, unexpected roadblock yesterday. The release of the bills drafted in two different House committees finally provided a few details for the plan Republicans will offer to replace the healthcare program started under the Obama administration. Shortly afterward, Republican Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Cory Gardner (R-CO), … Continued