Tag Archives: Obamacare

Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway: White House Is “Increasingly Optimistic” About Destroying Obamacare

The Hill reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Friday that the White House has become “increasingly optimistic” about the Republican effort to pass a last-minute measure to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “Obviously, those two senators came up with an innovative solution that would still preserve many of the most important components of repealing and replacing ObamaCare, doing away with …

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Kimmel Rants Against GOP Health Bill For Third Night

NBC News reports: Jimmy Kimmel fired back at Republicans who have dismissed his criticisms of the GOP’s plans to repeal and replace Obamacare, once again using his monologue to urge viewers to call their senators to stop the pending legislation. It was a the third night in a row that Kimmel has warned of a bill co-authored by Sen. Lindsey …

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Kimmel Eviscerates “Phony Little Creep” Fox Host Brian Kilmeade For Mocking His Healthcare Plea [VIDEO]

Yesterday morning Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade mocked Jimmy Kimmel as a member of the “Hollywood elite” after Kimmel trashed Sen. Bill Cassidy’s Obamacare repeal bill. Last night Kimmel went ballistic. “This is a guy, Brian Kilmeade, who whenever I see him, kisses my ass like a little boy meeting Batman. Oh, he’s such a fan. He follows me …

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Homocon Trashes Obamacare, Posts Money Beg For “Thousands” In Hospital Bills After Car Accident

Arizona-based Twitter user Sassy Gay Republican is relatively popular as homocons go, with 30,000 readers following his prolific attacks on Obamacare, progressive politics, and “lying and corrupt Democrats.” But today he’s rather a laughingstock after posting a GoFundMe to pay his hospital bill after a car accident. From his money beg: It all happened so fast & my brain is …

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Cassidy Hits Back At Jimmy Kimmel: He Just Doesn’t Understand Our Plan To Destroy Obamacare [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Sen. Bill Cassidy has responded to late night host Jimmy Kimmel’s searing indictment of his proposed health care bill in an appearance on CNN’s New Day. CNN’s Chris Cuomo asked Cassidy about Kimmel’s comments on Wednesday morning, to which the senator replied: “I’m sorry he does not understand. Under Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson more people will have coverage, and we protect …

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Trump Attacks Rand Paul On Obamacare Repeal

Politico reports: Libertarian-leaning Sen. Rand Paul is “such a negative force” on Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Wednesday morning amid a final GOP push to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system. Senate Republicans have restarted in recent days their stalled efforts to undo former President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare legislation, throwing support behind …

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Jimmy Kimmel Blasts Sen. Bill Cassidy Over Republican Healthcare Bill: He Just Lied Right To My Face [VIDEO]

Variety reports: Jimmy Kimmel railed against a new Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, this time calling one senator a liar for claiming that he supported a health care bill that guaranteed coverage for all families. The senator, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, has been saying that any type of health care plan had to pass what he called the …

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Lindsey Graham Expresses Confidence In Last Ditch Republican Campaign To Destroy Obamacare [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: A chief sponsor of Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare says he’s “never felt better about where we’re at” but stopped short of predicting the GOP has the votes to pass the measure. That word comes from South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham who spoke to reporters after Republicans’ closed-door luncheon where Vice President Mike Pence joined the lobbying …

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REPORT: Trump Regrets Prioritizing Obamacare Repeal And It’s Totally Paul Ryan’s Fault That It Didn’t Happen

The Associated Press reports: It started out cold as ice, and then turned warm and friendly. Now the tortured relationship between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan has gone cool again, with the Republican president making clear he has no qualms about bucking the GOP leader to cut deals with his Democratic foes. The two men dined at …

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Trump Guts Obamacare Enrollment Ad Budget

Bloomberg reports: The Trump administration will slash spending meant to help enroll people in Obamacare, making good on the president’s threat to let the law wither after Republicans failed to repeal it earlier this year. Arguing that the promotional spending was ineffective, the Health and Human Services department will cut the sign-up advertising budget to $10 million for 2018 coverage …

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Cleveland Clinic Yanks Mar-A-Lago Fundraiser

Bloomberg reports: A leading U.S. hospital pulled its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from health professionals and others over the president’s support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal budget dollars to medical research. The Cleveland Clinic said in a statement that it decided not to hold the …

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Man On Lengthy Golf Vacation During Nuclear Crisis Screams That Senate Leader Must “Get Back To Work”

Reuters reports: For a second straight day, President Donald Trump expressed his public frustration with the top Republican in the U.S. Senate, chiding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over the failure to get a bill approved that would overhaul the Obama health law, as the White House reinforced Mr. Trump’s displeasure. At the President’s golf retreat in Bedminster, New Jersey, …

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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: McCain’s Vote On Obamacare Repeal Might Have Been Affected By His Brain Tumor

CNN reports: Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Tuesday that he thinks that Sen. John McCain’s brain tumor and the early morning hours may have affected the Arizona Republican’s no vote on the Senate bill to repeal Obamacare. “We did get a call from Paul (Ryan) and he assured us that skinny repeal was not going to pass the …

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Orrin Hatch Says GOP “Shot Their Wad” On Health Bill, Twitter Mocks, Hatch Fires Back With “Jargon Lesson”

It all started with this quote given to Politico: “We’re not going back to health care. We’re in tax now. As far as I’m concerned, they shot their wad on health care and that’s the way it is. I’m sick of it,” Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Wednesday, a day before he outlined his committee’s agenda for the …

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FRAUD: GOP Accused Of Racketeering In Virginia Donor’s Lawsuit Over Failure To Repeal Obamacare

The Virginian-Pilot reports: A retired attorney in Virginia Beach is so incensed that Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act he’s suing to get political donations back, accusing the GOP of fraud and racketeering. Bob Heghmann, 70, filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court saying the national and Virginia Republican parties and some GOP leaders raised millions of dollars …

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Homocon Drudge Denounces “Corrupt” John McCain

From the right wing Washington Times: Matt Drudge of Drudge Report fame didn’t take kindly to Sen. John McCain’s recent thumbs-down vote on Obamacare repeal. In a tweet that quickly amassed 5,500 or so likes, and near 2,800 retweets, Drudge simply wrote: “Corruption has so many faces …” The message was atop a photo of a McCain campaign photo that …

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Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Bill [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Two days after Republicans in the Senate failed to roll back Obamacare, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said there should be a government-funded health insurance option “in every state in this country.” “If people don’t like the private insurance that they’re getting, they should have a Medicare-type public option available in every state in this country,” Sanders said on …

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Kellyanne Conway: Trump Will Decide Next Week Whether To Stop Making Obamacare Payments

The Washington Examiner reports: White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that President Trump would determine next week if the administration will make cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies. The payments, called CSRs, subsidize insurers for reducing co-pays and deductibles for low-income Obamacare customers. The administration’s reluctance to say if they’re going to make those payments have been blamed by …

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Trump Demands Yet Another Obamacare Vote

Wherever Trump is today, it’s obviously too rainy to play golf since he just posted his tenth whining tweet of the day. NBC News reports: After a series of GOP failures to pass any health care legislation this week, President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare was not dead — “unless the Republican …

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Trump Threatens To End Obamacare Payments

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday threatened to end key payments to insurance companies made under Obamacare if a repeal and replace bill is not passed. Trump has previously threatened to withhold the payments, known as Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments, which lower the amount individuals have to pay for deductibles, copayments and insurance. The White House announced earlier …

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