November 19, 2017

EPA to repeal landmark Obama climate rule

The Trump administration on Tuesday will formally propose repealing Barack Obama’s landmark climate change rule for power plants, a key part of the U.S. commitment to reduce emissions under the Paris accord. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Scott Pruitt told a Kentucky audience on Monday that he will sign paperwork on Tuesday to repeal the rule, which he argued exceeded the […]

EPA moves to repeal Obama climate rule ‘in its entirety’

The Trump administration will soon propose repealing the Obama administration’s climate change rule for power plants, but won’t commit to replacing it with another regulation. A draft of the proposal obtained by The Hill on Friday asserts that under former President Barack Obama, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Clean Power Plan that “is […]

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,” […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Here Are The Changes To The GOP Repeal Bill.

House Republicans made some significant changes to their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare Monday evening. Lawmakers put forth the manager’s amendment Monday night, in an attempt to provide some concessions to House conservatives and moderates who have expressed grave concerns with the Republican repeal platform. The largest changes made by Republican leadership include: allowing […]

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 […]

Bernie Sanders’ curious claim that ‘thousands will die’ if GOP Obamacare repeal is passed

Senator Bernie Sanders made the extremely serious claim that “thousands will die” if the GOP Obamacare replacement bill is passed. His only problem is that he can’t recall where he got that information. Washington Free Beacon: Sanders made the claim while speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper but could not provide any specific sources that backed […]

CBO: Full Repeal of Obamacare Insures More Americans than Ryan’s Obamacare-lite Plan

According to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projections, a full repeal of Obamacare would insure more Americans than Speaker Paul Ryan’s Obamacare-lite reforms. The CBO’s analysis on the Republican leadership’s plan to repeal Obamacare predicts it would drop insurance for 14 million people in 2018, while 24 million would lose insurance by 2026. Compared to these […]

Rand Paul introduces alternative to ‘Obamacare Lite’ bill that focuses on repeal

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has lead the fight against lukewarm attempts at an Obamacare repeal, and after the GOP submitted a bill that Paul labeled “Obamacare Lite,” and as promised the Kentucky senator has introduced his own bill according to The Hill. The bill itself is very similar to the same Obamacare repeal bill Republicans […]

House Republicans Finally Release Their Obamacare Repeal Bill. Here’s What It Aims To Do.

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden released legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare Monday, which would effectively abolish the penalties linked to the individual and employer mandate and repeals Medicaid expansion by 2020. The bill’s architects said it’s designed to give the powers back to the […]

Report: Trump Signs Repeal of Obama’s Social Security Gun Ban

On a day when legislation benefiting women and black colleges and universities was signed with much pomp and circumstance, President Trump quietly followed through on his pledge to defend the Second Amendment by signing the repeal of Barack Obama’s Social Security gun ban. The U.S, House voted to repeal the ban on February 2 and the Senate […]

BREAKING: House Votes for Budget Resolution That Could Lead to Obamacare Repeal

The House of Representatives has voted for a budget resolution to begin the repeal process of Obamacare. The Senate approved the resolution earlier this week. Republicans don’t have to worry about a Democratic filibuster since they are using the reconciliation process. That doesn’t mean that Republicans are unified in the effort, however. Nine House Republicans […]

BREAKING: Senate passes first stage of Obamacare repeal

The Republican-controlled Senate overcame doubts in its own caucus to approve a budget resolution that will start the process of repealing Obamacare. The Senate early Thursday morning passed a budget resolution, with 51 yays and 48 nays, that calls for legislation to repeal the controversial healthcare law. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., was not present. Sen. […]

Trump Pushing Republicans to Repeal Obamacare Next Week

Trump Wants Obamacare Gone Immediately In 10 days Donald Trump will be named President of the United States. By the time he is sworn in as President he wants Republicans to have repealed Obamacare. From the New York Times: President-elect Donald J. Trump pressed Republicans on Tuesday to move forward with the immediate repeal of the […]

Good News for the Economy: Trump Plans to ‘Repeal a Lot’ of Obama’s Actions on Day One

Unfortunately for President Obama, who wanted so desperately to create a lasting legacy, what is created with “a pen and a phone” can be undone with a pen and phone. Add control of both houses of Congress, and you have a recipe for a full-fledged legacy dumpster fire. Donald Trump’s choice for White House press secretary, Sean Spicer, […]

BREAKING: House Passes Senate’s Obamacare Repeal Bill, 240-181

UPDATE: Congressional Republicans have passed legislation to repeal Obamacare for the first time. President Obama will veto the measure, but the symbolism — this can be done with a Republican president — is significant. A major campaign promise kept. **Original Post** Later today, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives is expected to pass legislation that emerged last […]

Jeff Sessions: Kill The ‘Anti-Democratic’ Trans-Pacific Partnership In The Crib, Repeal Fast-Track Authority Now

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)82%, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, is calling for the immediate destruction of the 5,554-page Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trans-global trade deal introduced on Thursday. “The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership runs 5,554 pages,” Sessions said in a statement provided to Breitbart News. This […]

House passes partial OBAMACARE repeal

The House voted along party lines on Friday to approve a budget reconciliation bill that would repeal parts of ObamaCare and halt federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Only seven House Republicans voted against the partial ObamaCare repeal bill, though it has become a target of opposition from 2016 presidential candidates Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and […]

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