U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.
The decision is the most dramatic action Trump has taken yet to weaken the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama's signature healthhcare law, which extended insurance... Read more
He basically just killed Republicans’ effort to gut the Affordable Care Act. Again.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Friday that he doesn’t support the latest Obamacare repeal bill, all but ensuring Republicans’ last-ditch effort to gut the Affordable Care Act is dead in the water.
“I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” McCain said in a statement.
“I believe we... Read more
“This is about whether we are a people who kick hopeful young strivers out of America, or whether we treat them the way we’d want our own kids to be treated.”
Former President Barack Obama said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s decision to dismantle the program protecting young undocumented immigrants was “contrary to our spirit, and to common sense.”
Trump announced Tuesday that he will... Read more
The House speaker has tried to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program through Congress.
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Friday that President Donald Trump should not terminate a program protecting young undocumented immigrants who come to the U.S. as children, even though he and other Republicans have repeatedly tried to end it in Congress.
“I actually don’t think he should do that,” Ryan... Read more
Virginia's governor said he told President Donald Trump to help the effort to stop hate speech in the United States after deadly violence swept a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville.
"My mhttps://www.aol.com/article/news/2017/08/13/charlottesville-violence-governor-mcauliffe-calls-on-trump-to-a/23076384/essage is this hatred, bigotry language has got to stop. ... There's no place for it in this country, and we have got to work together as I told the president... Read more
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) criticized President Donald Trump’s refusal to directly condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend, instead choosing to blame “many sides.”
“We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides ― on many sides,” Trump said Saturday.
Harris, however, doesn’t agree.
“And as the country grappled with this tragedy, we were told... Read more
WASHINGTON — Tuesday’s Senate vote on health care will be a turning point in the GOP's long and difficult effort to fulfill their campaign promise to undo Obamacare but the final outcome appears likely to end up as a “skinny” repeal that disposes of just a few components of the Affordable Care Act.
The first key vote will take place at... Read more