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You go to war against Obamacare with the President you have, Part 2

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/27/2017 at 9:20pm

I don’t think there is just one conclusion to be reached from the failure of the House Republicans to pass the health care bill advocated by Paul Ryan, and supported by President Trump.

Marc Thiessen blames the Freedom Caucus, The Freedom Caucus blows its chance to govern

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Democrats Gloat Over Republican Healthcare Bill Failure

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/26/2017 at 1:30pm
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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...

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

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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.

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Republicans Push Back Against Democrat Spin on CBO Healthcare Scoring

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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...

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

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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.

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

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/12/2017 at 4:30pm
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“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...

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

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 9:00pm 3/11/2017 at 9:00pm
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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...

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

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/11/2017 at 4:00pm
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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...

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You go to war against Obamacare with the President you have

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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...

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What Will GOPcare Change?

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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.

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Repealing Obamacare Might Take a Year Says Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/6/2017 at 5:30pm

From the time it passed with zero Republican support, GOP politicians have promised to repeal Obamacare. There were numerous House votes to repeal Obamacare while President Obama was still in office, almost all of which were symbolic. No way would President Obama sign off on a bill repealing his hallmark legislation.

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Trump may breathe new life into US e-cigarette industry

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:00am 1/26/2017 at 7:00am

Last summer, I reported that Food and Drug Administration rules covering e-cigarettes and adopted early in the Obama presidency were killing the related American industry.

The manufacturer, distribution and retail sales of e-cigarettes (which vaporizes nicotine-infused solutions that have only traces of some of the 60-plus carcinogens found in cigarette smoke), is...

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Trump’s First Executive Order Targets Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 12:30pm 1/21/2017 at 12:30pm

Having long promised to undo immediately as much of ObamaCare as he can by executive order, President Trump kept his word.  Mere hours after his swearing in, Trump signed a flurry of documents, including his first EO on ObamaCare.

Because ObamaCare is, as the left is so fond...

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Reuters Poll: Americans Want Trump To Fix Healthcare First

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 9:30am 11/20/2016 at 9:30am

In a poll conducted after President-elect Trump’s White House win, Reuters found that Americans have prioritized healthcare reform, job creation, and immigration.  In that order.

Reuters reports:

Healthcare is the top issue Americans want D...

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