Tag Archives: Trumpcare

Ann Coulter Rages At “Yes Man” Sean Hannity: He’d Endorse Communism If Donald Trump Implemented It

Ann Coulter’s week-long public bitchfest with Sean Hannity just went nuclear. She writes: Sean Hannity, bless his heart, has the zeal of the late Trump convert. He would endorse communism if Trump decided to implement the policies of “The Communist Manifesto.” (Which the GOP’s health care bill actually does!) On his show last Thursday, he tried to get me to ...

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RNC Chair: Nobody Likes The GOP’s Trumpcare Bill Because “The Plan’s Not Fully Out There Yet” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Ronna Romney McDaniel defended the Senate GOP’s bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare and criticized Senate Democrats for having “no interest” in helping on healthcare reform in a Fox News interview Wednesday. When host Neil Cavuto pointed out that the Senate bill has just a 17 percent approval rating, McDaniel responded, “Well ...

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Trump On Negotiating Health Bill With Chuck Schumer: He Just Doesn’t Seem Like A Serious Person [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: While the Chicago Cubs visited the White House earlier today, ABC News’ Jon Karl got in a question to the President about Schumer’s offer, asking if he’d be “willing to negotiate with all of them.” Trump said this in response: “I better find out if he’s serious. He hasn’t been serious. Obamacare is such a disaster, such a ...

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Trump Rages After New York Times Report Claims He Doesn’t Understand “Basic Elements” Of Trumpcare Bill

This is what has Trump raging today: Until Tuesday’s meeting at the White House, Mr. Trump had spoken with only a few members of the Senate, according to an administration official. The pace was nothing like the dozens of calls he made to help pass the House’s health bill, aides said. A senator who supports the bill left the meeting ...

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Trump On Trumpcare Fail: “If We Don’t Get It Done It’s Going To Be Something We Don’t Like And That’s OK”

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump says that if the health care bill fails to pass in the Senate, he won’t like it — but “that’s OK.” Trump spoke Tuesday at a gathering of Senate Republicans after their leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill until at least next month. Trump says, “This will be great if ...

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McConnell: I’ve Delayed The Trumpcare Vote Until “At Least 50 People Are In A Comfortable Place” [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is delaying a vote on a Senate health care bill while GOP leadership works toward getting enough votes. He says they are “still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place.” Republican senators are headed to the White House Tuesday afternoon to talk to President Donald ...

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BREAKING: Mitch McConnell Delays Trumpcare Vote

CNN’s Manu Raja reports on Twitter that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has decided to delay the Trumpcare vote until after the July 4th recess. The reversal comes on the heels of the devastating Congressional Budget Office report which declares that 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance should the bill be approved. MCCONNELL tells senators: He will delay ...

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Fox News Host Rips Into Katrina Pierson [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Responding to news that a Super PAC sponsored by supporters of President Donald Trump is running ads against Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) for opposing Trumpcare, Fox News host Neal Cavuto got into a squabble with Trump booster Katrina Pierson. It was when Pierson accused Heller of “governing as a Democrat” that Cavuto really dug in. “He’s looking ...

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Congressional Budget Office: 22 Million To Lose Health Insurance Coverage Under Senate Trumpcare Bill

Talking Points Memo reports: Twenty two million fewer people would have insurance under the Senate GOP’s health care bill by 2026 when compared to current law, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The CBO’s analysis of the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act, which would partially dismantle the Affordable Care Act, comes just days before the Senate is expected to vote ...

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GOP Senator: Pre-Existing Conditions Coverage Is Like Insuring People Who Have Crashed Their Car [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) suggested on Sunday that people with pre-existing conditions deserved to pay more for insurance because they were like cars that had been involved in an automobile accident. The Wisconsin Republican pointed to Obamacare rules that forbid insurance companies from charging more for people with preexisting conditions. “We know why those premiums doubled,” he ...

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Pro-Trump Group To Launch Seven-Figure Ad Campaign Against GOP Senator For Opposing Trumpcare Bill

The Hill reports: The pro-Trump group “America First Policies” is preparing a massive seven-figure ad buy against Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV), just hours after the GOP senator announced Friday that he would not support the Senate’s bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare. The group was formed by six former members of Trump and Pence’s staffs, including former spokeswoman Katrina Pierson ...

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Rand Paul: Health Insurance Should Be $1/Day [VIDEO]

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. I mean, you really should,” Paul said in an interview on MSNBC. “The insurance ...

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Four Republican Senators Oppose Trumpcare Bill Because It Doesn’t Fully Repeal Obamacare [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership’s health care bill as written. Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they’re “not ready to vote for this bill.” “Currently, for a variety of reasons, ...

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Cops Drag Wheelchair-Bound Trumpcare Protesters Away From Sen. Mitch McConnell’s DC Office [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: If a picture is worth a thousand words, then I wonder how many a video is worth. In newly surfaced footage posted to Twitter on Thursday, protesters in wheelchairs and wearing medical equipment are carried and dragged away from outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s office, where they were protesting the GOP’s health care bill. The protesters, participating ...

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Obama Blasts Senate Trumpcare Bill As A “Massive Transfer Of Wealth” To The Richest People In America

From President Obama’s personal Facebook page: The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill. It’s a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America. It hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else. Those with ...

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Senate Republicans Finally Unveil Trumpcare Bill Details

CBS News reports: Senate Republicans unveiled a “discussion draft” of the bill Thursday of their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare that would end the health care law’s penalties for people who don’t buy insurance, cut back an expansion of Medicaid, but would keep more protections for people with pre-existing conditions, compared to a House-passed bill. The measure would also ...

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Trump Admits House-Approved Trumpcare Bill Is “Mean” (But Was Still Totally Worth That Rose Garden Party)

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump told Republican senators Tuesday that the House-passed health care bill is “mean” and urged them to craft a version that is “more generous,” congressional sources said. The president’s comments, at a White House lunch with 15 GOP senators, came as Senate Republican leaders’ attempts to write their own health care package have been ...

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CALIFORNIA: GOP Rep. Darryl Issa Flees To His Roof Rather Than Face Hundreds Of Angry Constituents

The Week reports: Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) stood on the roof of his district office in California on Tuesday as his protesting constituents gathered outside the building. Per Politico’s Jake Sherman, Issa was reportedly filming the protesters below as he looked on from his rooftop perch. Mike Levin, Issa’s Democratic opponent in the 2018 congressional race, tweeted both the rooftop ...

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8th Graders Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan

Mashable reports: Speaker Ryan is one of the most unpopular politicians in the country — and he’s polling particularly poorly among one 8th grade class. Eighth grade students from South Orange Middle School in South Orange, New Jersey were on a school trip to Washington D.C. on Friday when they were given a very special opportunity: a photo-op with Speaker ...

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CBO: 23 Million To Lose Coverage Under Trumpcare

CNBC reports: The current Republican bill to repeal and replace major parts of Obamacare will lead to 23 million more Americans not having health insurance coverage by 2026 if it becomes law, the Congressional Budget Office projected Wednesday. That is only 1 million fewer uninsured people than the 24 million people more uninsured that had been projected for an earlier ...

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