Jonathan Swan: “A widely-held view in McConnell-world is that he doesn’t start with 52 Republicans; he starts with 51. Many view Rand Paul as a lost cause and someone who was never ‘gettable.’ Upshot: McConnell has no wiggle-room — he [...]
A handful of Republican senators took to the morning talk shows on Sunday to explain their reservations about the latest version of the Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Sens. Susan Collins (R, Maine), Rand Paul (R Ky.)...Show More Summary
The Kentucky GOP senator opposes his Republican colleagues' health care bill in its current form and argues the Senate bill "isn't anywhere close to repeal" of Obamacare.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) discussed how the free market would best lower insurance costs in an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday. “What I’d like to do is legalize inexpensive insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a day. I mean, you really should,” Paul said. “The...
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Rand Paul, R-Ky.; White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway. ___ … Click to Continue »
Rand Paul said: ‘The current bill does not repeal Obamacare. Four Republican senators are preparing to announce their opposition to the new Senate healthcare bill, putting the GOP’s attempt to overhaul Barack Obama’s signature legislation in jeopardy.
BY THE NUMBERS: Four Senate Republicans Say They Can’t Support Health Care Bill Yet. The four conservative GOP senators — Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Ted Cruz of Texas — released a joint statement Thursday afternoon outlining their concerns: “Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are […]
Rand Paul appeared on Morning Joe today, and Paul (who frequently plays the part of The Principled Conservative in these staged plays) spouted so many lies, I thought of something my Irish mother used to say: "He's so full of crap, his eyes are brown." Paul told Scarborough he wants the bill "to look more like a repeal bill. Show More Summary
A little more than an hour ago, a fifth GOP senator – Dean Heller of Nevada – came out against the bill, joining Ted Cruz (TX), Ron Johnson (WI), Rand Paul (KY) & Mike Lee (UT). Don’t rely on these 5 to...Read more
If you had any doubts whether the MSNBC cable television channel is run by and for liberals and Democrats, former Rand Paul official and MSNBC political analyst Elise Jordan erased them during her appearance on Thursday morning's MSNBC...Show More Summary
Can we make that happen? The post Rejecting The New Senate Obamacare Replacement, Rand Paul Suggests Insurance Should Be $1 A Day appeared first on RedState.
The Washington Examiner reports: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said Friday morning he believes consumers should be able to buy health insurance for $1 per day. “What I’d like to do is legalize inexpensive insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a day. Show More Summary
Their opposition puts the bill in jeopardy, since Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can lose only two Republican senators and still pass the legislation. Sen. Rand Paul says he and three other GOP senators oppose the bill as it's written. Continue reading ? The post Small GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Mitch McConnell’s bill would throw millions of poor people off of Medicaid. Rand Paul say it’s too generous for him to support.
Senate Republicans unveiled their Obamacare replacement bill today, which would drastically increase the number of uninsured but also the ability of rich people to buy boats. Rand Paul said he would refuse to vote for the bill because nobody had let him cut it up with a chainsaw. Show More Summary
Hours after the release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), the Senate Republican vehicle to repeal and replace Obamacare, four Republican senators signaled they opposed it in its current form. Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Mike...Show More Summary
Now that Senate Republicans have unveiled their health care bill, the party looks to corral its more skeptical members who feel the legislation doesn’t do away with enough provisions created … Click to Continue »
As our own Joan McCarter predicted earlier, several GOP senators would soon come out against the Senate bill and they would be “lying.” Right on cue: x BRK: Rand Paul, Ron Johnson, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are all opposed to the current Senate #AHCA, saying it doesn't go far enough. Show More Summary
Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, shortly after Senate Republicans’ breakfast meeting discussing the newly unveiled Better Care Reconciliation Act, insisted that there were still some “unknowns” for which he needed answers. My strong suspicion is that those unknowns won’t do the trick. Show More Summary
The Senate's draft replacement for the Affordable Care Act was unveiled this morning. Peter Suderman analyzes the legislation here. Republican Sens. Rand Paul (Kentucky), Ted Cruz (Texas), Mike Lee (Utah), and Ron Johnson (Wisconsin)...Show More Summary