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Trump 'quietly shuts down' funding to Obamacare’s outreach budget

Donald Trump has quietly shut down funds to a $63m (£48m) Obamacare project – just weeks after he failed to pass a bill to derail the affordable care programme entirely, it has been claimed. The outreach system provides workers known as Navigators who are trained to help individuals and small businesses get access to health insurance packages which they can afford. The White House last month said it would slash the budget for the service by $23 million – or 41 per cent – but it was revealed that money handed out in the form of grants already dried up this week.
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