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New Health Care Bill Shows Trump Bringing ‘Art of the Deal’ to D.C.

A bill to replace ObamaCare is expected to be voted on in the House of Representatives later today.  Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) reacted on “Fox & Friends,” saying the passage of this bill will be an “extraordinary moment” and an example of President Trump’s negotiating prowess.  “If this does work, it’s a tribute

Newt Gingrich: Health reform, The road ahead

Newt Gingrich, Friday’s decision to pull the House Republican health reform bill was not the end of health reform. In fact, it may have been the best step toward actually achieving real health care reform — if congressional leaders learn from the experience. The Republican congressional leadership erred because they decided to repeal and replace

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

Will we be adults or children? The ugly truth about America’s spending

Richard Manning, You can already hear the howling.  Oh the humanity, Trump is killing Big Bird. The world is in danger of climate destruction, Trump is ending payments to the Green Climate Fund that pays off foreign governments to support radical environmental proposals under the false flag of global warming. The world is on 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

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

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

House Freedom Caucus eyes repeal of Michelle O school lunch rules

Victor Skinner,   WASHINGTON, D.C. – The conservative House Freedom Caucus wants Donald Trump to “rethink” restrictions imposed on food served in public schools within the first 100 days from taking office. The caucus posted a list of hundreds of regulations and rules the president-elect should consider eliminating or modifying after he’s sworn in

Obamacare is Failing, Let’s Try a Better Way

Tom Price, Last week, the Obama Administration announced that benchmark plans offered on the Obamacare exchanges would see, on average, a 25 percent increase in their premiums for 2017. That’s nearly four times greater than what the Congressional Budget Office had projected for next year. Rates will be going up even higher in many states