October 21, 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ACTION ALERT – FULL REPEAL OF OBAMACARE

In the history of America, next to Roe vs. Wade, the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) has created a far-reaching crisis against the unalienable right to life of every individual American including the unborn. Based on Malthusian ideology[1], it has laid the groundwork for the assault on both sides of the life spectrum. Only through […]

Republicans won’t vote on ObamaCare repeal bill this week.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) confirmed Thursday night that GOP leadership will not bring a revised ObamaCare repeal bill to the floor this week. White House officials had been pushing for a vote by President Trump’s 100th day in office on Saturday, but it was clear Thursday night that the 216 GOP votes needed to pass the healthcare bill […]

White House Begins Release of Tax Plans: Simplify, Eliminate AMT, Death, Obamacare Taxes

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Details of the Trump Administration tax reform plans began trickling out Wednesday, revealing plans to massively simplify the tax system, adjust tax rates for individuals and businesses, and eliminate several taxes including the AMT, inheritance, and specific Obamacare taxes. During the 1:30 p.m. White House press briefing, a document was provided to […]

House Freedom Caucus Announces Support Of House GOP Obamacare Repeal Bill.

The House Freedom Caucus announced its official support for the leadership-backed Obamacare repeal bill Wednesday, having been swayed by an amendment that makes substantial changes to the initial legislation. “NEWS: Freedom Caucus announces official position of support for AHCA with MacArthur amendment included,” HFC spokeswoman Alyssa Farah confirmed in a tweet. The decision comes after […]

Two More Insurance Companies Drop Out Of Failing Obamacare Exchanges

Two more insurance companies have announced that they will leave Obamacare’s failing exchanges. On Monday, The New York Times reported that Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced their intention to leave Iowa’s Obamacare exchange next year because they lost $90 million in three years due to most of their enrollees having “expensive medical conditions.” “Finding […]

First US City Set To See Complete Obamacare Collapse

Knoxville, Tenn., could be the first city in the U.S. where Obamacare completely collapses, leaving tens of thousands of people without the option to buy a subsidized insurance policy. Humana, the city’s only remaining insurance provider on its Obamacare exchange, announced it is exiting the market in 2018. If that happens, Knoxville citizens will be […]

Trump Doubles Down On House Freedom Caucus For Opposing Obamacare Repeal

President Donald Trump spoke out for the second time against members of the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) Thursday for not supporting the American Health Care Act (AHCA). HFC Chairman Mark Meadow proved to be a formidable roadblock for the president and Republican leadership. Meadows was able to whip conservatives into standing against the AHCA, which, […]

House cancels ObamaCare repeal vote as GOP defections mount.

Republicans are pulling their ObamaCare repeal bill from a scheduled Friday afternoon vote, an acknowledgment that it was headed toward a defeat. President Trump asked Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to pull the measure a day after issuing an ultimatum that the House had to vote on it, a GOP aide said. Ryan is announcing the […]

Trump delivers ultimatum to GOP on ObamaCare repeal.

Donald Trump is done being nice. The president on Thursday night gave an ultimatum to House conservatives, telling them he’ll leave ObamaCare in place unless they get on board with White House-backed legislation to repeal and replace the seven-year-old healthcare law. At a dramatic closed-door House GOP conference meeting, Trump’s budget director, Mick Mulvaney, delivered […]

GOP leaders delay ObamaCare replacement vote, amid opposition.

Republican leaders canceled a vote in the House on the plan to replace ObamaCare Thursday, after leadership’s attempts to lobby enough votes apparently failed — a major setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump. Trump and Republican leaders had spent much of the day scrambling to get both moderates and conservatives on board […]

Centrists balk at GOP ObamaCare bill.

GOP centrists in the House are fleeing from their party’s ObamaCare repeal-and-replace legislation, complicating White House efforts to win passage in a vote scheduled for Thursday. Centrist defections in the last 24 hours include Rep. Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), the co-chairman of the moderate Tuesday Group, which has roughly 50 members. Reps. Dan Donovan (R-N.Y.), David […]

Rand Paul predicts House GOP will pull ObamaCare repeal bill, start over.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Tuesday that absent a last-minute deal, he believes House GOP leadership will scrap its current bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare and start over. “I think there’s easily 35 no votes right now, so unless something happens in the next 24 hours, I would predict they pull the bill and […]

Congress After Dark: Here Are The Changes To The GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Plan

With the GOP health care bill on life support, the changes to the bill to shore up Republican support were unveiled late last night. It’s not a secret that conservative are furious about the American Health Care Act. They’ve waited several years for the GOP to draft a replacement bill and repeal Obamacare, only to have […]

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