Sen. John McCain’s opposition to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation — and perhaps to the Republican Party’s years of promises to kill the program.
President Donald Trump made his foreign policy debut this week at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The president emphasized ‘America First’ and criticized North Korea and the Iran nuclear deal.
We’ll report on revived efforts in the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and discuss what President Trump’s first appearance at the United Nations General Assembly reveals about the Trump doctrine.
The Graham-Cassidy health care bill would keep Obamacare's taxes in place, but turn most of the revenues over to the states to come up with their own health care systems. Former President Obama argued Wednesday that some states might allow insurers to once again charge more for pre-existing conditions.
While other Republican plans essentially create a poorly funded version of the Affordable Care Act, Graham-Cassidy blows it up. The bill offered by Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy takes money from states that did a good job getting residents covered under Obamacare and gives it to states that did not.
Senate Republicans and the White House pressed ahead Tuesday with their suddenly resurgent effort to undo former president Barack Obama’s signature health-care law, even as their attempt was dealt a setback when a bipartisan group of governors and several influential interest groups came out against the proposal.
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” plan, unveiled last week, is an ambitious and (to many) enticing idea: a single, government-run health plan with generous benefits for everyone — just like most industrialized countries have enjoyed for decades.