The MacArthur Amendment gets it right by guaranteeing Congress has to stay in the Obamacare exchange as long as such a thing exists.
For this healthy couple over 60 years old, there is no substantive difference between Obamacare and the AHCA. In many respects, we may be worse off financially.
If we insist on spending this staggering amount of money, we could spend it in a way that actually provides health care for the many Americans who supposedly desperately need it.
When Trump makes empty threats against the press, the media are in outrage. When a federal judge rules that Obama violated the Constitution, they ignore it.
Thursday’s amendment doesn’t resemble the model cited by pool proponents, undermines federalism, relies on price controls, and requires far more taxpayer funding.
Real federalism in health care is state control over the factors governing supply and demand of health care, not bits of control offered piecemeal by Washington bureaucrats.
Geraldo Rivera said a group of congressional Republicans committed ‘treason’ for opposing an extremely unpopular plan to replace Obamacare.
Whether tanking the American Health Care Act is ultimately viewed as a ‘deliverance’ will depend on whether lawmakers can learn the right lessons from an entirely predictable defeat.
The Republican health care bill would bring immediate pain for future gain—a recipe that promises to satisfy no one, just like Obamacare.
How did an ostensibly ‘technical’ amendment end up withdrawing refundable tax credits from up to seven million veterans?
This type of ‘pass-it-to-find-out-what’s-in-it’ mentality birthed Obamacare, and is the reason the conservative base increasingly despises their party.
Friday’s meeting brought new concessions, but it did not alter the bill’s fundamental structure, leaving it short of the repeal Republicans promised.
Instead of passing legislation that some may vote for, but few truly support, House leadership would be wiser to focus on enacting a bill that members can both vote for and support.
Arcane arguments behind closed doors about parliamentary procedure will do much to determine the Obamacare repeal bill’s fate in the Senate—and could lead to a vastly altered final product.
The Republican Study Committee is backing two amendments to the GOP health care bill that strike at the heart of Obamacare: Medicaid expansion.
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