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A Stain on the GOP that even the strongest “detergent” will not be able to Remove

Cal Thomas, Readers of a certain age may recall ads for Ivory Soap, which claimed to be 99 and 44/100ths percent pure. If the soap could have reached 100 percent purity, the company would likely have made the claim. Purity, apparently, is what some conservative Republicans are demanding in a health insurance bill, which likely

We can’t afford another ObamaCare mess — The Congressional Budget Office must go

Newt Gingrich, The Congressional Budget Office’s estimate of how the American Health Care Act will impact the economy and our insurance markets is simply absurd. I told Martha MacCallum on Fox News Channel the other night that the CBO should be abolished and replaced by three to five outside professional firms that better understand the

The Pelosi Principle

Terry Jeffrey, Suppose the federal government confiscated 90 percent of the income of every private sector worker who earned more than the poverty level. Then suppose the government used some of that confiscated money to pay government workers and the rest to provide benefits to people who do not work or earn less than the

CBO Claims GOP Health Bill Will Boost Unwanted Pregnancies

Brendan Kirby, Pro-life advocates blast report suggesting Planned Parenthood cuts mean less access to birth control. The forecasters at the Congressional Budget Office evidently believe that Planned Parenthood is the only way some women can get birth control. The forecast on the House GOP health care reform bill that envisions a 10-year increase [1] of 24 million

Budget ‘score’ rattles push to pass ObamaCare repeal

A newly released budget analysis of House Republicans’ ObamaCare repeal bill is causing new turbulence for efforts to send a version of the legislation to President Trump’s desk, giving critics of the plan fresh ammunition ahead of a critical committee vote. The so-called “score” from the Congressional Budget Office wasn’t all bad. The estimates showed

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

Trump steps up ObamaCare repeal push, meets with law’s ‘victims’

President Trump stepped up his administration’s push Monday for an ObamaCare repeal bill, meeting at the White House with “victims” of the original law and vowing that Republicans’ proposal will drive insurance costs “down, down, down.” “More competition and less regulation will finally bring down the cost of care,” Trump said. The president spoke at