The big stories of Donald Trump's presidency so far are 1) his travel ban being defeated in court and 2) the American Health Care Act failing in Congress. Not surprisingly given these high-profile losses, polls are finding that Trump's approval rating is not great. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! "Your bill was killed by friendly fire!" Last week, the American Health Care Act died an unceremonious death, pulled before it was even put to a vote in the House. Days later, Samantha is still relishing Trumpcare's defeat. Show More Summary
After managing to alienate ultra-conservatives and Democrats for opposite reasons (the far Right’s seemingly being that leaving 24 million people uninsured by 2026 wasn’t quite callous enough), the American Health Care Act was killed last Friday. Show More Summary
In the hours after his American Health Care Act foundered on the shores of Nopesylvania, Donald Trump insisted he was not mad at Paul Ryan. He claimed he did not fault the Freedom Caucus. He promised he bore no ill will toward the Tuesday Group. Show More Summary
Health care, as many have recently learned, is very tough to get right and passed in Congress. While several reports have indicated that Republicans are gearing up for a second attempt to pass the doomed American Health Care Act, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had no problem throwing cold water on the entire idea. Show More Summary
Despite the defeat of the American Health Care Act, President Trump told senators Tuesday night that he's "going to make a deal on health care." He promised that it will be done "quickly" and "easily."
President Donald Trump hasn’t exactly been winning popularity pageants lately. After Republican leaders failed last Friday to pass a health care bill that would overhaul the Affordable Care Act, Trump’s approval ratings have ranged from 46 percent to 36 percent. For his part, Trump has blamed the...
It’s hard to process all that has happened in the past few weeks with the introduction, then withdrawal on Friday of the American Heath Care Act. Was the bill pulled back because it was so bad or because it wasn’t bad enough? Was the...Show More Summary
President Trump indicated last week, soon after Republicans failed to take up the American Health Care Act, that he'd be reaching out to Democrats...
The White House didn’t have a clear message for states looking to potentially expand Medicaid in the wake of the American Health Care Act’s (AHCA) failure, implying that the bill would have saved the program for low-income and disabled Americans by cutting nearly a trillion dollars from its funding. Show More Summary
Amid renewed efforts to revive the doomed American Health Care Act, yesterday, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell seemed to once again throw cold water on the whole idea.
Charles Krauthammer suggested that the demise of the American Health Care Act is not the end of Republican attempts to undo Obamacare: I don’t think there’s a reason why it had to be pronounced dead. The president had an ultimatum. He decided he would stick to it. Show More Summary
With the failure of the American Health Care Act, President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers now have to come to grips with the fact that their first big legislative initiative has come to naught. They also have to face the reality...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! The "Late Show" host sounds off on the demise of the American Health Care Act. The American Health Care Bill, at least in its present form, is dead and buried. On Monday night, "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert tap danced on its grave. Show More Summary
“He did all he could, I think,” said one Virginia supporter of President Trump's efforts to save the American Health Care Act. Continue reading ? The post In Trump country, voters don’t blame president for the health care bill debacle appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Medicaid now covers more Americans than Medicare, and it played a major role in stopping the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
On Monday night, The Daily Show’s “Best F#@king News Team” got in on the blame game over the spectacular failure of the American Health Care Act. Just as there is in Washington, there was a whole lot of finger-pointing without any real...Show More Summary
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Did the Freedom Caucus just pull the Republican Party back off the ledge, before it jumped to its death? A case can be made for that. Before the American Health Care Act, aka “Ryancare,” was pulled off the House floor Friday, it enjoyed the support — of 17 percent of Americans. Show More Summary
Although the national health care reform outlined in the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was pulled from the House of Representatives last week, a less-spotlighted bill that also deals with health care passed -- and will now wend through the Senate before (perhaps) landing on President Trump's desk for a signature...
The failure of the American Health Care Act last week was obviously great news for Democrats. But it wasn’t just because a remarkably bad health care bill died in the House before it got the chance to die in the Senate. The GOP lossShow More Summary