WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. John McCain's potential absence and a dreary report envisioning that the number of uninsured Americans would soar.
As soon as they figure out which health care bill they're actually voting on, that is.
Senate Republicans are going to vote on a health care bill next week. If you think you’re confused about which bill that will be, you should hear how confused Senate Republicans are. No one knows whether the bill that leaders are pursuing...Show More Summary
Every iteration of the Republican health care bill gets terrible CBO scores, because cutting hundreds of billions of dollars out of federal health care spending means tens of millions of people losing their insurance. For this reason, every Republican proposal is staggeringly unpopular. And yet, the bill could still pass: The real fate of American […]
Seth Meyers is laying into Donald Trump after his health care bill failed to pass earlier this week! Not only does the late night TV host say POTUS' ideas are only coming "out of his ass," but he also calls him out for trying to get senators to stay in D.C. until a new bill is [...]
CBO has produced an analysis of the latest Senate health care bill, and it’s basically the same as the original version. Compared to Obamacare, it would leave 22 million more people uninsured, and the people who were insured would mostly be getting useless crap: Under this legislation, for a single policyholder purchasing an illustrative benchmark […]
The Republicans' health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare looks set to fail. What will the party—and Donald Trump—do next? The post The ghosts of past promises haunt the Republicans’ future appeared first on Macleans.ca.
The latest legislation in the Senate offers a greater reduction in the deficit by preserving certain taxes Republicans had killed in the older version. They found more savings by reducing and ending certain federal matching funds and capping per-capita-based payments for Medicaid. Show More Summary
HuffPost: “A day after just about everyone on Capitol Hill declared the Senate health care bill dead, the legislation once again seemed to have the tiniest bit of life, with Republicans staying late into the night Wednesday to discuss whether [...]
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is out with yet another report on yet another Republican proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare. And yet again, the CBO is projecting that 22 million fewer people would have health insurance as a result of the legislation. This time, the CBO looked a revised version of a bill offered […]
Hey, so remember earlier this week when the Republican health care bill seemed to have died for good? That was pretty awesome. The prospect of 23 million people losing their access to health care was terrifying, and the bill's eventual...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The latest version of Senate Republicans' legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday.
The press stormed Republican senators as they were filing out of their lunch with President Trump Wednesday, which he had scheduled abruptly to talk health care. In his opening remarks at the meeting, President Trump told the senators that they need to forget about vacation until they have a serious health care plan in place. […]
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the latest version of a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act would still leave millions more uninsured.
Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) confirmed on Thursday that President Donald Trump does not understand the Senate’s health care bill. MSNBC’s Hallie Jackson noted during an interview with Cassidy that Trump recently made statements to The New York Times that suggested that he was confused about...
As President Trump tries to spin the GOP’s health-care bill into anything other than a failure, he sounds like a mattress salesman in an infomercial, Seth Meyers declares in his latest Closer Look segment. Late Night even provides a spoof TV spot for “Crazy Don’s Mattress Warehouse.” The president’s latest ... More »
A new report from The New York Times details President Donald Trump's tepid efforts to usher a GOP health care bill through the Senate, and points to one reason for his failure to do so: Trump was unable to scare unwieldy lawmakers into supporting the bill.
“A key group of Senate Republicans met late into the night Wednesday to try to salvage their health care bill, but emerged without any breakthroughs and still appeared far from finding the votes to repeal Obamacare. Still, as GOP senators [...]
(WASHINGTON) — Republican senators are hunkering down in a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion. Yet after a face-to-face lecture from President Donald Trump, around two dozen of them staged a nearly three-hour bargaining session Wednesday night to resolve disputes over repealing and replacing President Barack…