Obamacare  (Page 2)

Democrats Gloat Over Republican Healthcare Bill Failure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WayoAP2Z4Zw#action=share
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/26/2017 at 1:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WayoAP2Z4Zw#action=share

The GOP healthcare bill AHCA failed before Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) could even bring it to the floor.

Of course, the Democrats have used this opportunity to gloat and take credit on television, even though they hold the minority in the House and Senate.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader...

Read More...
 
 
 

The Blame Games Begin After the GOP’s First Attempt to Roll Back Obamacare Fails

https://petapixel.com/2017/01/21/president-trumps-official-portrait/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 8:00pm 3/24/2017 at 8:00pm
https://petapixel.com/2017/01/21/president-trumps-official-portrait/

Republicans failed to garner enough votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday. Pulling the bill, the House went into recess.

The Republican’s first attempt to roll back Obamacare failed.

Who’s to blame?

(more…)

 
 
 

House in Recess, Postponing GOP Health Insurance Bill Vote

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_h4DZeBleLs
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 3:38pm 3/24/2017 at 3:38pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_h4DZeBleLs

And that’s that.

Let the blamefest begin!

Follow Kemberlee on Twitter @kemberleekaye

 
 
 

Ryan Heads to the WH, Doesn’t Have the Votes for GOP Health Insurance Bill

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 1:09pm 3/24/2017 at 1:09pm

Let it die and start over.

From the NYT:

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, facing a revolt among conservative and moderate Republicans,...

Read More...
 
 
 

Trump Tells GOP to Vote on Health Insurance Bill Friday, or He’s Moving on

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 9:18pm 3/23/2017 at 9:18pm
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/trump-surprises-first-batch-white-house-visitors-n730111

Republicans had seven years to come up with an alternative to Obamacare. Now that they have the keys to the castle, they can’t seem to agree on the best path forward.

The House were supposed to vote today on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), but without enough votes to pass...

Read More...
 
 
 

Vote on GOP Health Insurance Overhaul Could be Friday or Even Monday

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 4:59pm 3/23/2017 at 4:59pm

I will never understand why, knowing when votes are scheduled, Congress waits until the last minute to pull these things together. But it looks like they’re hoping to schedule a vote on the AHCA tomorrow. The drama could spill into next week.

Read More...
 
 
 

AHCA Dead? Trump and House Freedom Caucus Unable to Come to Agreement (Updated)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDZQbCz44F8&feature=em-lss
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 1:59pm 3/23/2017 at 1:59pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDZQbCz44F8&feature=em-lss

Update: No vote today

After hours of late-night, pizza-filled negotiations, Politico reports Trump and a small, but disruptive contingent, the House Freedom Caucus (HFC), have been unable to come to an agreement on the American Health Care Act (AHCA), what House Republicans promise is the first in a three-step approach to repealing...

Read More...
 
 
 

Updates: Will Trump close House deal on health insurance bill?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsVvHcKm-w0
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 8:30am 3/23/2017 at 8:30am
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsVvHcKm-w0

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) dubbed Ryancare, Trumpcare, GOPcare, and even RINOcare (take your pick), is the first step of three in repealing and replacing Obamacare, so we’re told.

This first bit of legislation can only address tenets of Obamcare that pertain to the budget (see also: reconciliation). Congressional Republicans have...

Read More...
 
 
 

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney makes mincemeat of CBO scoring of health care plan

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00am 3/14/2017 at 10:00am

If you haven’t seen OMB Director Mick Mulvaney in action, do yourself a favor and watch the video here. On today’s Morning Joe, Mulvaney showed himself to be smart, well-spoken, undefensive and down-to-earth as he systematically demolished Mika’s, and by extension, the CBO’s, claims about the Trump admin’s health care proposal.

Before...

Read More...
 
 
 

Republicans Push Back Against Democrat Spin on CBO Healthcare Scoring

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 7:00am 3/14/2017 at 7:00am

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has released its analysis of the House Republican Obamacare replacement bill, which estimates that millions will lose coverage, but will bring down costs.

The report has many people freaked out, with some saying its proof that repealing Obamacare will harm Americans. Most major media outlets and Democrats have...

Read More...
 
 
 

From the patient trenches: Lies, Damn Lies, and CBO Scoring

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 13, 2017 at 8:30pm 3/13/2017 at 8:30pm

I was against CBO health care scoring before it was cool to be against CBO healthcare scoring.

In the run-up and aftermath of passage of Obamacare, I devoted numerous posts to the way the way Democrats gamed CBO scoring to present an unrealistic projection of how the law would actually work.

CBO Credibility...

Read More...
 
 
 

Palin: President Trump “Will Step In and Fix” Ryan’s ObamaCare Replacement

https://youtu.be/Mvlm3LKSlpU
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/12/2017 at 4:30pm
https://youtu.be/Mvlm3LKSlpU

“Repeal and replace” has been the GOP mantra since the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare, was signed into law in 2010. Riding the wave of horror and outrage that inspired millions of Americans to rise up and rally, attend town halls, and become involved in the election process, the GOP has...

Read More...
 
 
 

VIDEO: Lone Trump supporter heckled at Rep. Tom Reed town hall in Ithaca (#NY23)

https://ithacavoice.com/2017/03/gallery-best-photos-tom-reed-town-hall-ithaca/
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 9:00pm 3/11/2017 at 9:00pm
https://ithacavoice.com/2017/03/gallery-best-photos-tom-reed-town-hall-ithaca/

I don’t know Dr. Tom Taylor.

But I understand his situation when he decided to attend Republican Congressman Tom Reed’s town hall this morning in Ithaca, NY, where I work at Cornell Law School. In case you were unaware, Ithaca is like Berkeley, California, only smaller.

Ithaca is in the NY-23 District. Reed...

Read More...
 
 
 

Irony Alert: Pelosi Now Interested In Knowing What’s in a Bill Before It’s Passed

https://youtu.be/lYNV08ufTRI
Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/11/2017 at 4:00pm
https://youtu.be/lYNV08ufTRI

Tone deaf and completely without self-awareness or irony, Nancy Pelosi actually asserted that the American people have a right to know what’s in the GOP health care (insurance) bill before it passes.

Via Mediaite, Pelosi wrote to Paul Ryan:

Dear Speaker Ryan,

This week, the Committees on Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means...

Read More...
 
 
 

You go to war against Obamacare with the President you have

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/8/2017 at 9:20pm

I haven’t had a chance to fully digest the House health care bill.  I’m just beginning the process of learning more.

Trump supports the bill broadly, subject to some negotiations. And is promising a round 2 and round 3 of more market-oriented reforms.

It appears that much of this procedure is driven by...

Read More...
 
 
 

Chaffetz Destroyed for Making Correct Statement Over iPhones, Healthcare

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/7/2017 at 7:00pm

Outrage everywhere because House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) had the nerve to tell people they should prioritize their budget. On CNN, he spoke about healthcare with Alisyn Camerota:

“Well, we’re getting rid of the individual mandate. We’re getting rid of those things that people said that they don’t want,” Chaffetz...

Read More...
 
 
 

What Will GOPcare Change?

Comments
Permalink
Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00am 3/7/2017 at 7:00am

Monday evening, House Republicans finally unveiled eight years of campaign promises in the making, The American Health Care Act.

Reviews are mixed but predictable — Democrats, hair ablaze, have morphed into screaming banshees claiming all the children will be health insurance-less.* Meanwhile, most Republicans are calling the AHCA Obamacare-lite.

What I can say...

Read More...
 
 
 
Page 2 of 2212345...1020...Last »