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Trump administration disagrees with CBO report on health care

The Trump administration on Monday lashed out at the Congressional Budget Office’s report that estimated that about 24 million more Americans in a few years would be uninsured under the new legislation. The bill, called the American Health Care Act, would be “less generous” with new tax credits for those receiving subsidies under the current

Gingrich: Abolish ‘Corrupt’ And ‘Dishonest’ CBO

Robert Kraychik, Newt Gingrich described the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) as “corrupt,” “dishonest” and worthy of abolition following the CBO’s publication of its predictive report on the the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA). Speaking with Fox News Channel’s Martha MacCallum, Gingrich said, “They should abolish the Congressional Budget Office. It is corrupt, it is

ObamaCare repeal analysis: Millions would drop coverage, costs would fall under bill

Congressional budget scorekeepers released their highly anticipated analysis of Republicans’ ObamaCare repeal bill late Monday, estimating millions more people would be uninsured under the legislation – though the federal deficit and premiums also would shrink in the long-term.  The Congressional Budget Office predicted 14 million more people would be uninsured in 2018, with that number

Swampcare: The Great Betrayal

Erick Erickson, Since 2010, Republicans have repeatedly promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which is now universally referred to as Obamacare. Last week, Republicans finally unveiled their alternative to Obamacare, and it is best described as swampcare. Far from repealing Obamacare or replacing Obamacare, it only tweaks the Affordable Care Act and does nothing

Former Kentucky gov blasts Trump, GOP over ObamaCare claims in Dem rebuttal

The former Kentucky governor tapped to deliver the Democrat’s rebuttal to Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address to Congress called out the president for trying to repeal and replace ObamaCare, according to excerpts of his remarks released before the speech. “Even more troubling is that you and your Republican allies in Congress seem determined to rip

Liberals Want to Repeal and Replace Obamacare too… With Free Care

Devon Herrick, I recently watched Sen. Ted Cruz debate Bernie Sanders on the Future of the Affordable Care Act. Cruz was in top form, while Sanders was congenial but still deluded that we can all have free health care paid for with other peoples’ money. The audience was from all around the country and presumably

GOP Unwisely Embraces Obamacare ‘Repair’

Matthew Vadum, An ill-advised strategy from pollster Frank Luntz. After Republicans have been promising seven long years to remove the metastasizing malignancy that is Obamacare, GOP messaging guru Frank Luntz suddenly thinks it’s a good idea to “repair” the program instead of repealing it. This new approach is so politically tone-deaf it hurts. Repealing Obamacare

Freedom Rising Under President Trump

The election of Donald J. Trump as president offers the best opportunity in decades to shrink the size and power of government and increase individual liberty. Bookmark this page and visit often, as The Heartland Institute will be tracking and recording the ways in which executive actions by President Trump – and bills he signs

Zeroing-In: House Repeals Obamacare

Jim Stinson, Affordable Care Act headed for budget reconciliation at the hands of GOP Senate. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a repeal of Affordable Care Act on Friday afternoon, tucked into a budget bill that will eventually repeal the health care law better known as Obamacare. Despite doubters who claimed the House Republicans might

U.S. House votes to begin repealing Obamacare

U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack Obama’s landmark health insurance law. The House of Representatives voted 227-198 to instruct committees to draft legislation by a target date

Repeal and Replace

Rich Galen, There is an oft-quoted proverb that may go back to the early Chinese: “Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true” or some close variant. In out discussion today, it relates to the Republicans’ wish that the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare – be repealed. For thousands of former Democratic office

“What should we replace Obamacare with? Perhaps we should try freedom”

Steve Watson | Infowars, Rand Paul: Obamacare Must Be Repealed AND Replaced At The Same Time. Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has warned that the Affordable Health Care Act must be replaced immediately, otherwise Republicans will be blamed for a continuing and worsening mess as Obamacare further unravels. Writing for  Rare, Paul urged that it would be