Tag Archives: Trumpcare

Hair Furor Whines Yet Again About The Media

The Hill reports: President Trump took aim at the media early Friday morning, accusing journalists and news outlets of belittling and disparaging his early accomplishments in the White House. Trump is set to hit the critical 100-day mark in his presidency on April 29, a week from Saturday. Those early days are typically considered the first standard checkpoint for a ...

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GOP Floats Another Obamacare Repeal “Compromise”

Talking Points Memo reports: With the end of President Trump’s first 100 days fast approaching, House Republicans appear ready to take another stab at reviving an Obamacare repeal bill that was pulled from the House floor last month due to lack of support and has since has been the focus of several rounds of unsuccessful negotiations. The latest compromise was ...

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Hannity To Trump: Don’t Blame The Freedom Caucus For The Failure Of “Flawed” Trumpcare Bill [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Sean Hannity tonight [last night] addressed President Trump‘s tweets slamming the House Freedom Caucus, saying that picking this fight is inadvisable at a time when GOP unity should be the primary concern. The president tweeted today, “The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, ...

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Trump Declares War On House Freedom Caucus

Yahoo News reports: President Trump vowed to take on the Freedom Caucus in the 2018 midterm elections if its members do not conform to his vision of the GOP. On Thursday morning, Trump tweeted that the congressional caucus of conservative members of the United States House of Representatives are on track to harm “the entire Republican agenda.” More from Politico: ...

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Freedom Caucus Member To Attempt Forced Vote On Obamacare Repeal To See “Who Is Truly For It”

The Hill reports: Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), a conservative member of the House Freedom Caucus, said Tuesday that he plans to file a discharge petition in an effort to force a vote on full repeal of ObamaCare. Brooks has introduced a two-page bill to repeal the entire law, a measure that has no real path to passage given opposition from ...

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Franklin Graham Slams “Sickening” Democrats For Celebrating Trump’s Failure To Repeal Obamacare

“Doesn’t it just make you sick? I’m so disappointed in the Republican Party—again—for not working together to get America the health care plan we need, as they had promised. And the Democrats’ glee over what they’re trumpeting as a failure is shameful. Their driving desire to block all things Republican branded, no matter what it means for the American people, ...

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Trumpcare Flop Sinks Trump To New Approval Low

Politico reports: President Donald Trump’s approval rating slipped to a new low Monday in the Gallup daily tracking poll, the first measure of Trump’s job performance following his administration’s failure to move a new health care law through Congress. Only 36 percent of Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president in interviews conducted last Friday ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Sean Spicer Faces Trumpcare Fail Grilling

This will be fun. The Associated Press reports: White House press secretary Sean Spicer will likely face questions about the failed Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during Monday’s press briefing. Spicer is scheduled to talk to reporters at 1:30 p.m. — the first time since the GOP pulled the American Health Care Act from a ...

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EVERYONE BUT HIM: Trump Expands Trumpcare Finger Pointing To Include GOP House Freedom Caucus

The Washington Times reports: President Trump jabbed at the House Freedom Caucus and conservative groups Sunday on Twitter, blaming them for derailing the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Democrats are smiling in D.C. that the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!” the president tweeted. Friday’s decision to ...

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REPORT: Trump Told GOP House Reps To “Forget About The Little Shit” Details In The Failed Trumpcare Bill

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 that would leave Obamacare’s “essential health benefits” in place, the community rating provision that limited what insurers could charge certain patients, and whether the ...

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Priebus On Heathcare: Everything’s Now On The Table

The Hill reports: White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday said that all options are on the table for future negotiations on healthcare following the failure of Republican attempts to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “Everything’s on the table,” Priebus told “Fox News Sunday.” “We’ll give these guys another chance.” Priebus said President Trump is not “closing the door ...

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Sean Hannity: Trump Went “Above And Beyond” So The Fault In His Trumpcare Fail Falls On The GOP [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Sean Hannity opened his show last night by saying that after 7 years of Obamacare opposition, “not getting the job done is unacceptable.” He argued that this is not President Trump‘s failure –– he “went above and beyond, did everything in his power to get this bill across the finish line”––but the failure of Republicans in Congress to ...

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OOPS: Republican Super PAC Runs Ads Asking Voters To Thank GOP For Passing Trumpcare Bill [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: A Republican super-PAC ran ads Friday thanking Republicans for repealing ObamaCare — hours after the vote was canceled. “Republicans are keeping their promise, with a new plan for better health care,” one of the American Action Network advertisements said. “Thank [California] Congressman Darrell Issa for keeping his promise and replacing the Affordable Care Act with the better ...

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Trump: Don’t Worry, Obamacare Will Explode

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday for the first time about the Republicans’ failure to bring their health care bill up for a vote in the House, telling Americans not to worry but that Obamacare would “explode.” The tweet echoes what Trump has said about the Affordable Care Act in the past, often remarking in the process ...

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ENDLESS LIES: Trump Claims He Never Said He’d Repeal And Replace Obamacare Right Away [VIDEO]

Politico reports: President Donald Trump signaled Friday that his failed effort to repeal and replace Obamacare won’t be his last try. “I guess I’m here what, 64 days? I never said repeal and replace Obamacare — you’ve all heard my speeches — I never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days,” Trump told reporters shortly after House Republican ...

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Paul Ryan Has The Epic Fail Sadz: We’re Going To Be Living With Obamacare For The Foreseeable Future

CBS News reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said the U.S. is “going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future” after he abruptly canceled a scheduled vote on the contentious Republican health care bill Friday. “Obamacare is the law of the land, and it will remain the law of the land until it’s replaced,” Ryan said. “Moving from ...

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Trump Blames Democrats For Trumpcare Defeat

The Hill reports: “We were very close, it was a very tight margin. We had no Democrat support, no votes from the Democrats,” Trump said, flanked by Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in the Oval Office. “I think the losers are Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer because now they own ObamaCare,” the president added, ...

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Pat Robertson Yesterday: Mark My Words, The Lord Will Give Trump The Votes To Pass Trumpcare [VIDEO]

Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Yesterday, Pat Robertson kicked off “The 700 Club” by declaring that the American Health Care Act, the Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, “is going to pass” and “they’re going to give Trump a victory.” “It’s going to go through the Senate, and we’re all going to rejoice that ...

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BREAKING: House GOP Withdraws Trumpcare Bill

House Republicans this afternoon abruptly withdrew the Trumpcare bill after supporting votes failed to miraculously materialize. The bill was nearly universally objected to by the left, GOP moderates, and the far-right, with support mostly coming from the Trump administration and House Speaker Paul Ryan. Story developing…. Source says “You can’t always get what you want” is playing in the House ...

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LIVE VIDEO: US House Votes On Trumpcare

The vote is expected to happen some time around 3:30PM. Via Talking Points Memo: House Democrats warned their Republican colleagues against voting for the American Health Care Act on Friday, pointing to the speed with which it was pushed through the chamber and its unpopularity in a recent poll. “What is happening today is a lose-lose situation for the Republicans,” ...

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