The White House and Congress are still digesting the attorney general's brief summary of the Mueller report, as they await the report itself. But lawmakers also are pushing forward on a range of issues, including health care, family leave and climate change.
The Trump administration has asked courts to scrap the entire Affordable Care Act, not just parts of the law as officials argued before. At the same time, Democrats introduced a bill to expand and tweak the ACA.
The Trump administration failed to get Congress to throw out Obamacare. Now it's turning to the courts. In legal papers filed Monday, the Justice Department argues for the first time that the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
by Chuck Todd, Mark Murray, Carrie Dunn | NBC News
If you’ve covered American politics over the last eight years, one of the more stunning developments of the 2018 midterms is how Republicans who have attempted to demolish Obamacare are touting its protections for those with pre-existing conditions. Of course, that’s come as Democrats have made pre-existing conditions the centerpiece of their campaigns.
After failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act with a Republican-controlled Congress, the Trump administration is seizing on a different strategy for dismantling the law, one fraught with political risk. It is asking a court to throw out major elements, including hugely popular provisions that protect sick people from being denied health insurance or charged higher rates.