“One of the things I hope we do as part of this tax process is repeal the tax on poor Americans. Right now, about half of the people that pay the penalty under the individual mandate are people who make $25,000 or less” — Sen. John Cornyn, remarks during a GOP news conference, Nov. 14, […]
“If it becomes an impediment to getting the best tax bill we can, then we are OK with taking it out.”
TAMPA, Florida ? The Affordable Care Act clearly isn’t “dead,” as President Donald Trump declared a month ago.
Speaking of the individual mandate, it turns out that CBO has analyzed how federal spending would change if the mandate were repealed. This is not about Obamacare subsidies, which will obviously decrease if fewer people buy insurance. This is about reductions in direct spending on Medicare, Medicaid, etc. Here it is: It’s pretty easy to […]
The latest: Mulvaney: White House ‘OK’ pulling individual mandate repeal from tax bill White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the administration wants to repeal part of Obamacare in Congress’ tax bill but is “OK with taking it out” if “it becomes an impediment.” ….“If we can repeal part of Obamacare as part […]
The early signs look good. It's not clear how much they mean.
As Republicans in the Senate debate what they want out of their version of a tax-reform bill, they have apparently returned to their favorite hobby: Messing with Obamacare. The post Senators, Social Thinks Mixing Taxes and Healthcare is Sick appeared first on The Good Men Project.
President Trump’s Obamacare sabotage campaign triggers even more renewal/enrollment confusion. Here’s the story.
Your premiums are going to go up in 2018. A lot. Thanks, Obamacare. The national-average increase is a smidge over 27 percent, but depending on the state you live in, the hike could skyrocket to as much as 81 percent. Freedom Partners...Show More Summary
"one should not assume this is a precondition for my support for the tax bill." The post Sen. Murkowski hasn’t ruled out voting for tax bill with Obamacare mandate repeal appeared first on Hot Air.
This week in women's health: a new attack on the individual mandate, an emerging mental health crisis in Puerto Rico, and more.
Nonetheless, federal officials report sign-ups are robust so far this year.
A recent survey found that 64 percent of likely 2018 voters believe Republicans should deal with tax reform and the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate as two separate issues, rather than combining them into one legislative effort,...Show More Summary
The CatholicVote Radio Hour, Episode 10: The Daily Wire‘s Amanda Prestigiacomo and Emily Zanotti, and CatholicVote Political Director Joshua Mercer join host Stephen Herreid to talk about sex and politics, Taylor Swift, Nazis, and free speech, and a new bill that could double the child tax credit and repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate. Our special guest [...]
In their initial tax reform bills, the House and Senate decided not to include any health care provisions so as not to muddy the tax code rewrite waters. Now, however, Senate leaders have changed their minds. Repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate has been added to the upper chamber's tax plan. Show More Summary
Here are a few thoughts on the Senate’s revised tax-reform plan. The repeal of the Obamacare mandate will inevitably make the politics of tax reform more rather than less complicated Faced with the same budget constraints as the House bill, the Senate bill is moving away from making the tax changes permanent. Show More Summary
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives could vote to pass a tax reform bill that also repeals the Obamacare health insurance mandate if the Senate includes the provision in its final version of the plan, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
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Some Republicans don't like tying tax reform and health care together
By David Morgan and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure. Show More Summary