Another classic Trump moment today, as he destroys the GOP's plan to accuse Democrats who vote no on the spending bill of not caring about children, because the bill includes a short term extension of the Children’s Health InsuranceShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress' battle over the budget (all times local): 6:25 p.m. House GOP leaders are looking to delay implementation of unpopular taxes on medical devices and generous employer-subsidized health care taxes...Show More Summary
On CNN’s New Day, host Alysin Camerota and Bill Weir were unable to contain their laughter at a portion of a New York Time interview with Donald Trump, where the president insisted he knew more about taxes and the GOP’s healthcare plan than anyone. Thursday evening, the Times published...
The Vermont senator was referring to a provision in GOP tax bill that repeals ACA individual mandate, potentially throwing 13 million Americans off their health insurance. In an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, Sen....Show More Summary
But while the Republican plan removes the individual mandate requiring all Americans to have health insurance, the Affordable Care Act remains the law of the land.
The tax bill has gone to Trump to be signed. It will go into effect immediately. People still don’t know what it’s going to do. Expect chaos. I still think that the single biggest fly in the GOP ointment is health insurance. Republicans are promising that people will see bigger paychecks starting immediately, but from […]
On Wednesday, Senate lawmakers reneged on their promise to include funding for children of low-income families in the short-term government funding bill, exacerbating the already dismal situation for the millions of children who rely on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Susan Collins (R-ME) said they do not expect to […]
Key GOP senators seek delay in vote on health subsidies bill, clearing way for approval of short-term spending bill.
The bill is poised to cause real pain and suffering to people who struggle to pay for health care. Of all the reasons the Republican tax bill will be a mugging of the majority of non-wealthy Americans, one reason stands out above all else—the bill will seriously set back everyone who has struggled to pay for health insurance and medical expenses. Show More Summary
Also: Australia criticizes the Catholic Church in a sex abuse report; the GOP tax bill could hurt affordable housing; and scientists think they know why a skydiver was able to break the sound barrier.
Are parents responsible for adult children’s medical debts? Should people squeeze in appointments and expensive procedures before year’s end because of changes that might come with the GOP tax bill? Should consumers pay a broker to help them enroll in a plan? I answer these questions from readers....
But Republicans need to stop trying to reverse the law's Medicaid expansion. It is flawed, but it has brought health care to millions.
From guns to health care, the GOP’s commitment to federalism ends where progressive policies begin.
Republicans' tax bill would immediately endanger the health, well-being, and, literally, lives of millions. In sum, people will die. The post Your Money or Your Life? The GOP Wants Both appeared first on Rewire.
John Cassidy: “Even if the Republican conferees can reach an agreement on these provisions, there are two explosive non-tax issues that need to be resolved: the fate of the individual mandate to purchase health insurance, and the legal protections afforded [...]
Voters can raise their voices in defense of health care, higher education, alternative energy, and tax fairness. There’s no shortage of appalling features in the reward-the-rich Republican tax bills passed by Congress. The process now moves to a phase where differences between each body’s bills must be reconciled. Show More Summary
New York Magazine: “Mitch McConnell never subjected his blueprint for restructuring the world’s largest economy to a single hearing. His caucus never invited experts to offer insight into the bill’s implications for housing, health care, higher education, outsourcing, or tax [...]
The new tax bill, passed by the Senate early Saturday, is not just about taxes. It has significant consequences for the American health care system – especially for the most vulnerable of our citizens. If the proposed tax bill comes to fruition, it will reduce the affordability of health care for...
In their haste to pass a tax bill through the Senate, GOP leaders made commitments big and small—on economic growth, deficits, health care, and immigration—that could haunt them in the years to come.
An idea from Sen. Susan Collins is interesting. But it wouldn’t be enough to fix the new problems.