Three Reasons the Latest Version of Trumpcare is Bad Legislation

Here are three reasons the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is a complete disaster: 1. The latest version of Trumpcare is not bipartisan. Americans want the Congress to work across the aisle to solve the nation’s biggest problems. While the ACA became the law of the land with a … More Three Reasons the Latest Version of Trumpcare is Bad Legislation

Failure

With Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Mike Lee (R-UT) releasing separate statements Monday night confirming they will not support the Senate version of Obamacare repeal and replace, the legislation was dealt a near fatal blow. The failure to rally enough senators around the Senate version – especially with deep cuts to Medicaid that will hurt … More Failure

TrumpCare Unpopular

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll has some bad news for President Trump and Republicans in Congress: 48% of Americans think that TrumpCare is a bad idea and only 23% think it is a good idea. In contrast, support for the ACA (Obamacare) has remained relatively strong with 43% of Americans who say it … More TrumpCare Unpopular

How The GOP Plan Kills Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

  Donald Trump campaigned vigorously on the promise that his replacement for Obamacare would be better and cheaper. As details of the newly crafted compromise between some moderate Republicans and the House Freedom Caucus emerge,  a clear casualty is one of the most popular elements of the Affordable Care Act: coverage for Americans with pre-existing … More How The GOP Plan Kills Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

A New Trump Promise: Health Care for Everyone AND Lower Deductibles

On Saturday, Donald Trump broke with his party and promised health care for everyone and lower deductibles. While his promise elicited groans and grumbles from Congress, the American people should be encouraged that in a very few days Trump’s plan to replace Obamacare will be finished and that the 20,000,000 women, children, and men who … More A New Trump Promise: Health Care for Everyone AND Lower Deductibles