October 23, 2017

Trump calls for Congress to fix ‘ObamaCare mess,’ end ‘bailouts’ for insurers

President Trump on Tuesday evening praised bipartisan efforts in the Senate to find compromise on stabilizing the nation’s health-care markets while calling on lawmakers to end “bailouts” for insurers. Trump told a conservative audience at the Heritage Foundation that he “commends” the work being done by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), as […]

Constitutional Lawyer: Yes, Obama’s Affordable Care Act Subsidy Provision Was Illegal

There’s are a lot of liberals frothing at the mouth over the Trump administration’s decision to end the unconstitutional subsidies to insurance companies under the Affordable Care Act last week. The subsidies were given to insurance companies to help offset costs from lower-income individuals concerning deductibles and other out-of-pocket expenses. It’s meant to prevent premium […]

Boom! Trump Hits Democrats and Insurance Companies in One Awesome Tweet

On Thursday night, the Trump White House announced it is ending critical subsidies to insurers. The move was a huge blow to the Obamacare law. Trump administration to end cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies under Obamacare. pic.twitter.com/b8QaDkV4QV — Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) October 13, 2017 Health Insurance stocks, which have gone through the roof during […]

President Trump Suspends Obamacare Subsidies

President Donald Trump suspended the Obamacare cost-sharing reduction payment program on Thursday, otherwise known as Obamacare subsidies, as part of a strategy to dismantle Obamacare. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement: Based on guidance from the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services has concluded that there is […]

Bravo: Trump Makes Three Correct, Controversial Decisions on Obamacare, Iran and the UN.

The Trump administration is facing searing criticism over a trio of significant decisions this week, all of which are eminently defensible, if not entirely correct.  (1) On Obamacare’s cost sharing subsidies, an issue we touched on  a number of weeks ago, the president has decided to cease making payments of dollars that were never appropriated […]

Here’s How Trump Has Silently Gutted Obama’s Legacy

President Donald Trump has surgically dismantled Obamacare over the course of his first year in office, largely under the noses of the American public, Democrats and members of his party that have spent the last nine months trying to upend the American health care system. Over the course of his first nine months in office, […]

Trump to cut off key ObamaCare payments

President Trump will end key payments to insurers selling ObamaCare plans, the White House announced late Thursday, marking Trump’s most aggressive move yet to dismantle the law after multiple GOP efforts to repeal and replace it failed this year. The Trump administration has continued making the the disbursements to insurers, known as cost-sharing reduction payments, on a monthly basis. But […]

Why Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care Is a Positive Step

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on Thursday that moves health care a step in the right direction. The executive order instructs the secretaries of treasury, labor, and health and human services to propose regulatory changes that would increase choice and competition in health insurance. This is the right course of action. In […]

Sen. Rand Paul Writes Op-Ed Explaining New Executive Order

In an op-ed penned for Breitbart, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) explained that President Donald Trump’s upcoming executive order–which would legalize the sale of health insurance across state lines–would come at zero cost for the taxpayer and would enable 28 million people “left behind” by Obamacare to purchase insurance cheaply. According to Paul, the executive order […]

Trump clears way for ObamaCare ‘alternatives’ in new executive order, goes around stalled Congress

President Trump on Thursday took executive action on health care, calling for a plan that could let employers band together and offer coverage across state lines as Congress stalls on efforts to overhaul ObamaCare. “So this is promoting health care, choice and competition all across the United States,” Trump said as he signed the order in the […]

Universal Coverage? My Fourth Health Care Plan Just Died Thanks to Obamacare

Cue the funeral bagpipes. My fourth health insurance plan is dead. Two weeks ago, my husband and I received yet another cancellation notice for our private, individual health insurance coverage. It’s our fourth Obamacare-induced obituary in four years. Our first death notice, from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, arrived in the fall of 2013. […]

NEW OBAMA IRS SCANDAL => Docs Show Confidential Taxpayer Info Was Used to Push Obamacare

Thank God for Judicial Watch. Judicial Watch recently announced they received documents from the IRS revealing the Obama IRS coordinated with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Obama White House Behavioral Sciences “Team” in a $5 million program to pressure Americans to sign up for Obamacare. Even worse, the documents also contain […]

Lonely, Confused Atheists Call New Obamacare Religious Exemption A ‘Burden To Religious Freedom’

American atheist groups released statements suggesting that they are hopelessly confused after the Trump administration announced a birth control exemption for employee health insurance plans in cases when employers have sincere religious or moral objections to birth control. The administration’s Affordable Care Act exemption — announced on Friday — includes private companies, universities and “any […]

Trump Administration Rescinds Obamacare’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate

President Donald Trump has followed through with his promise to Americans who object to the Obamacare contraceptive mandate for religious or moral reasons by officially ending the Obama-era rule. As expected, the Trump administration announced the end of the controversial mandate that has required employers to provide free contraception, sterilization procedures, and abortion-inducing drugs to their […]

Obamacare Update: It’s Getting Worse

Premiums Continue To Skyrocket While Congress Does Nothing Health insurance providers are planning some double-digit increases in premiums for plans offered on the Obamacare state exchanges in 2018, a sign that the insurance marketplace woes are only getting worse. Insurance premiums in states from Georgia to New York will increase dramatically in 2018, rising as […]

President Trump Goes There => Blasts Liar John McCain over His Obamacare Deceit and Lies

Never Trump Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) said Monday that she will be voting against the most recent Obamacare repeal legislation, effectively killing the Graham-Cassidy bill. Republicans John McCain, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul joined Susan Collins to kill Obamacare reform. Republicans will now have to wait until next year to repeal and replace Obamacare. The GOP […]

BREAKING: McConnell Says Republicans Are Giving Up on Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill

Senate Republican leaders stopped a planned vote on the latest Obamacare repeal bill on Tuesday, effectively admitting defeat in their latest attempt to overhaul the Affordable Care Act-which isn’t affordable for the Americans who actually pay for the disaster. The New York Times reported: “We haven’t given up on changing the American health care system,” […]

Think Obamacare Is Bad? ‘Medicare for All’ Would Make Things Even Worse.

As Republican senators look to scrape together the votes for a deal on health care, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is pushing his own proposal. He calls it “Medicare for All,” and it has already garnered support from 16 Democratic senators. As nice as Medicare for All may sound, Sanders’ proposal is a classic example of […]

7 Things the Media Doesn’t Want You to Know About Graham-Cassidy

Should Graham-Cassidy, the latest manifestation of the seven-year Republican promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, manage to pass the Senate next week, ironically enough, conservatives will owe a debt of thanks to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the man single-handedly responsible for saving Obamacare in the last vote-around. Had McCain not held out, we would not […]

McCain, The Man That Saves Obamacare Again!

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said in a statement on Friday that he will oppose the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill. McCain’s vote against Graham-Cassidy effectively tanks renewed efforts to repeal Obamacare. McCain said in a statement: I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal. I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and […]

President Trump: I Thought When I Won I Would Sit Down at My Desk and Sign Obamacare Repeal – It Hasn’t Happened (Video)

President Trump discussed the Obamacare debacle today during a meeting with the Egyptian president outside the United Nations. Pres Trump was asked about the health care bill to replace ObamaCare at end of photo op with Egyptian Pres el-Sisi. pic.twitter.com/Vt6Jl3eaE5 — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 20, 2017 Trump was asked about the Obamacare disaster. The […]

Five things to know about the new ObamaCare repeal bill

The new ObamaCare repeal bill under consideration in the Senate includes some controversial policies that have divided Republicans in the past. Some senators haven’t taken a position on the bill from Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), saying that they have yet to fully digest the bill and how it would work. In short: […]

Thanks to McCain, Obamacare premiums to rise 15%, 63 counties to lose coverage in 2018

Obamacare, which could have been killed off last summer, were it not for the saving vote of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is continuing its living-death death spiral and taking its unwilling consumers down for the ride. Insurance premiums under Obama’s Affordable Care Act are set to jump 15% in 2018 according to projections from the Congressional […]

Priorities: GOP Works Tirelessly to Help Illegal Aliens as Obamacare Premiums Spike 15 Percent

In early 2010, after a bunch of procedural gimmicks, a rigged Congressional Budget Office report, and Barry’s Lie of the Year allowed Obamacare to become law, the Republican Party went on a righteous repeal crusade. “Just give use the House of Representatives, and we will kill Obamacare,” they told us. So, in 2010, after a […]

No, Obamacare’s Rising Rates and Evaporating Access Are Not Trump’s Fault

I’ve written about this issue a few times now, but the Left’s spin about Democrats’ terrible, deteriorating healthcare law — which Republicans have failed to replace, in spite of endless promises — is misleading and not credible.  As the story now goes, the reason why Obamacare premiums are soaring by double digits across most of […]

President Trump Hits Back At McConnell: You’ve Had Seven Years to Repeal Obamacare and Failed

Lawmakers are back in their home states after leaving Washington D.C. for August recess last week. During a town hall style meeting Tuesday night, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell argued President Trump has an unreasonable expectation of how long it takes for the democratic process to work on Capitol Hill. “Our new president, of course, has […]

It’s Failing: Repeal May Have Stalled, But Obamacare is Still Falling Apart

Republicans on Capitol Hill are split on what, if any, steps should be taken to revive the Obamacare ‘repeal and replace’ push.  Some want to keep working on various plans that might attract 50 Senate votes as soon as possible.  Others lament that the process is effectively dead.  Still others favor a regular-order bipartisan process, […]

How Trump Could Force Congress and Its Staff to Live Under Obamacare

President Donald Trump could have Congress in an uncomfortable corner over the lawmakers’ exemption, and that of their staff, from Obamacare. “I think he should just do it.”—@Heritage’s Robert Moffit “This is one more instance of Congress passing an unpleasant, expensive, onerous law on citizens and then conferring a valuable benefit on itself,” Joe Morris, […]

Wow.. Biden Called McCain and Urged Him to Vote Against Obamacare Repeal

Guest post by Michael LaChance at American Lookout: It turns out he got a phone call and some encouragement for his vote from former Vice President Joe Biden. Sadly, this just makes the whole situation even worse. The Hill reports: Biden lobbied McCain on healthcare vote: Former Vice President Joe Biden reportedly called Sen. John […]

The Lie(s) and Tragedies of Obamacare

Those Republicans who failed to keep their promise to repeal Obamacare, a promise that they repeatedly made over a span of some seven years, will get their comeuppance. Given their failure, as well as the obscene moral posturing in which Democrats are engaging at present, now is as good a time as any for Americans […]

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