By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON “We are now contemplating, Heaven save the mark, a bill that would tax the well for the benefit of the ill.” Although that quote reads like it could be part of the Republican repeal-and-replace assault against the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it’s actually from a 1949 editorial in The New York
Hillary Clinton spoke in San Francisco at the Professional Businesswomen of California's 28th annual conference on March 28. As the closing keynote speaker, she took on the Trump administration. Following is a transcript of the video. People...Show More Summary
The Republican Party’s failure to pass a health care bill has left most Democrats overjoyed, confident now that former President Barack Obama’s landmark Affordable Care Act will remain law for … Click to Continue »
Last week, House Republicans failed to move forward with a vote on their health care bill. But days later, House GOP leaders said they will try again. Continue reading ? The post Can Republicans revive their effort to repeal Obamacare? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access and Planned Parenthood funding. Continue reading ? The post States push to protect birth control despite failed GOP health care bill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Yes, the attack on Obamacare failed and millions will keep their health care. But Trump and the GOP still rule. For millions of Americans, Friday’s collapse of the House Republican leadership’s bill to defund Obamacare, take $880 billion out of Medicaid and give the wealthiest hundreds of millions in tax cuts they don’t need, was a spot of good news. Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last week. Continue reading ? The post House Republicans will try again on health care bill, Paul Ryan says appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans on Monday pointed fingers and assigned blame after their epic failure on health care and a weekend digesting the outcome.
Markets are reacting to Friday’s abandonment of the GOP health care plan, and so far the narrative is one of uncertainty regarding the high expectations that have been set over recent months. The new health care bill was seen as the...
A number of parties share the blame for the Republicans' failed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act: The GOP's hard-line Freedom Caucus. More moderate Republicans who couldn't get behind a bill that cut health care for millions of Americans. Paul Ryan's inability to whip his party into line. The rushed timeline and many last-minute changes to a bill that […]
House Speaker Paul Ryan, in his press conference following the demise of his bill to replace Obamacare, blamed Republicans who had failed to grasp that the GOP was now a “governing party.” “We were a 10-year opposition party, where being against things was easy to do,” said Ryan. “You just had to...
Obamacare remains the law of the land, giving hospital shares a shot in the arm
In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney talked to Chuck Todd about Pres. Trump’s efforts on the GOP healthcare bill after the decision to pull it before the vote.
Donald Trump has teed up tax reform as his next project following the abysmal failure of the health care bill, but the split within the Republican party between mainstream and hardcore conservatives that killed the health care bill threatens...Show More Summary
HMM: White House Opens Door to Democrats in Wake of Health-Bill Failure. Days after the House GOP health bill collapsed due to a lack of support from Republicans, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus brought up the idea of working with Democrats multiple times, leaving little doubt that the White House intended to send […]
Congressman Charlie Dent today did not deny a report that President Trump told him that he's "destroying the Republican party" during a discussion on health care before the bill was pulled from the House floor.
George Stephanopoulos reports the latest on President Donald Trump's monumental week.
Republican Rep. Ted Poe of Texas resigned from the House Freedom Caucus on Sunday after the group's opposition to the American Health Care Act contributed to the bill's failure this week. "In order to deliver on the conservative agenda...Show More Summary
Politico reports: Donald Trump had heard enough about policy and process. It was Thursday afternoon and members of the House Freedom Caucus were peppering the president with wonkish concerns about the American Health Care Act—the language...Show More Summary