This Wall Street Journal article reads like the prototypical combination of fiscal irresponsibility and helicopter parenting gone amok.
While President Trump undoubtedly introduced more foibles into the legislative process, he has not changed its fundamental dynamic.
Paul Ryan’s ‘legacy’ on entitlement reform will consist of his role as the first speaker to repeal a cap on entitlement spending.
At the end of 2016, I thought Paul Ryan had a plan, and that achieving consensus on a plan would prove the tough part. But Ryan didn’t even have a plan.
In a Monday report, CBO changed the rules, and violated the law, to make it easier for Congress to pass an Obamacare bailout.
Members of Congress have it within their collective power to change the ways their respective chambers act—if only they have the political will.
Like other studies before it, the Urban paper omitted inconvenient truths that have made this year’s premium increases less drastic for consumers than they appear at first blush.
Democrats and Republicans are working together to burn down the U.S. economy by ignoring our Medicaid- and Medicare-fueled debt tsunami.
Republicans seem insistent on doing anything but solving the ultimate problem with Obamacare: strangling states’ and individuals’ power to manage their own health care.
To most individuals outside Washington, Republicans moving to bail out Obamacare, and attempting to pass 2,200-plus page bills in mere hours, signifies a degree of insanity.
Does Mitch McConnell grant Sen. Susan Collins a vote on her appropriations amendment after Republican leaders castigated Sen. Rand Paul for asking for a vote on his amendment?
In general, the bill would increase the deficit by $19.1 billion and appropriate more than $60 billion to insurance companies, propping up and entrenching Obamacare rather than repealing it.
Most Americans would judge premium impacts by one simple metric: Will my premiums go up or down compared to what I paid last year?
The White House, and McConnell, should never have made an agreement on a ‘stability’ bill with Collins in the first place.
The study itself admits that most of the supposed premium “reduction” for 2019 likely will not materialize.
Do Republicans hope conservatives forgot when Republicans actually put taxpayers ahead of health insurers, rather than trying to shovel them more money?
Either the Exchange views is #resisting President Trump, or it wants to use the headlines to motivate Congress to pass a ‘stability’ package.
After decrying Obamacare as ‘full of gimmicks and smoke-and-mirrors’ in 2010, Ryan is now using budget gimmicks to bail out the law.
If a company like Aetna can afford to make a six-figure contribution to a gun control effort, why are health insurers asking for a multi-billion dollar federal bailout for the Obamacare exchanges?
Paul Ryan can support an Obamacare bailout, or he can support the pro-life movement. But he cannot support both.
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