Obamacare Death Spiral: First 2018 Coverage Map Reveals At Least 47 Counties With No Coverage

Obamacare Death Spiral: First 2018 Coverage Map Reveals At Least 47 Counties With No Coverage:

“This is yet another failing report card for the Exchanges. The American people have fewer insurance choices and in some counties no choice at all…”

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Obamacare “Death Spiral”: Maryland Insurer Seeks 50% Premium Increase For 2018

Obamacare “Death Spiral”: Maryland Insurer Seeks 50% Premium Increase For 2018:

“What we’re seeing is greater sickness levels. The pool of beneficiaries is becoming sicker, in part because healthier people are not coming in at the same level we hoped.  We were hoping for more stability. The factors that I have described to you today lead to instability and to a spiral, and we think we are in the beginning of that.”

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Republicans Pass Obamacare Replacement Bill; Let The Senate Bickering Begin

Republicans Pass Obamacare Replacement Bill; Let The Senate Bickering Begin:

After a stunning defeat on March 24th, followed by over a month of back and forth bickering, Paul Ryan & Co. has finally passed an Obamacare replacement bill by a final vote of 217 – 213.

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Democrats Take Government Hostage: Threaten To Shut It Down If GOP Repeals Obamacare

Democrats Take Government Hostage: Threaten To Shut It Down If GOP Repeals Obamacare:

Once again Republicans have managed to box themselves in.

Just as the GOP has reportedly found enough votes among conservative Republicans to pass the latest iteration of the proposed Healthcare bill, with Freedom Caucus Mark Meadows saying “republicans will have the votes to pass” Obamacare repeal, Democrats realized that they once again have the leverage to bring this whole process to a grinding halt halt. And they are using it.

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UN To Trump: Obamacare Repeal Would Violate “International Law”; Would Also Be Racist

UN To Trump: Obamacare Repeal Would Violate “International Law”; Would Also Be Racist:

“I would like to bring to the attention of your Government information I have received concerning the possibility to repeal core elements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with negative impacts on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standards of physical and mental health in the United States, in particular those with moderate or low income and in situations of poverty or social exclusion.”

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Trump Backtracks; Confirms We “Have To Do Healthcare Before Tax Reform”

Trump Backtracks; Confirms We “Have To Do Healthcare Before Tax Reform”:

Bartiromo:  “But, do you have to do healthcare before tax reform?

Trump:  “Yes.  I’m saving a tremendous amount, hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars we’re saving on healthcare.  And all of that saving goes into the tax. If you don’t do that, you can’t put any of the savings into the tax cuts.”

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Suddenly, Both Obamacare Repeal And Trump Tax Reform Are Dead

Suddenly, Both Obamacare Repeal And Trump Tax Reform Are Dead:

It was a one-two knockout punch for anyone still holding out hope that Trump’s domestic economic policies will take place in the near, or not even so near, future.

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This Is The Nightmare Scenario For The GOP: A $2 Trillion Funding “Hole”

This Is The Nightmare Scenario For The GOP: A $2 Trillion Funding “Hole”:

When one strips away the partisan rhetoric and posturing, the practical impact of Friday’s GOP failure to repeal Obamacare has a specific monetary impact: a funding hole that is at least $1 trillion bigger, and perhaps as large as $2.2 trillion.

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In Blow To Trump, Obamacare Repeal Fails: Republicans Withdraw Healthcare Bill

In Blow To Trump, Obamacare Repeal Fails: Republicans Withdraw Healthcare Bill:

After Trump’s Thursday ultimatum failed to yield more “yes” votes, the embattled bill seeking to replace major parts of Obamacare was yanked Friday from the floor of the House.

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Watch Live: Paul Ryan Explains Why He Pulled The Health Bill

Watch Live: Paul Ryan Explains Why He Pulled The Health Bill:

Following two days of utter chaos in Washington D.C., the Republicans in the House have finally called it quits and laid to rest, at least for now, efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.  Tune in here as Paul Ryan attempts to explain the failure.

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Pelosi: The People Deserve To Know What’s In Healthcare Bill Before We Pass It

Pelosi: The People Deserve To Know What’s In Healthcare Bill Before We Pass It:

2010 Obamacare: “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.”

2017 Trumpcare: [we] have a right to know the full impact of this legislation before any vote in Committee or by the whole House.”

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Pelosi Slams ‘TrumpCare’: “Couldn’t Be Worse… Biggest Wealth Transfer Ever”

Pelosi Slams ‘TrumpCare’: “Couldn’t Be Worse… Biggest Wealth Transfer Ever”:

Following Chuck Schumer’s denigration of ‘Trumpcare’ overnight, Nancy Pelosi has come out swinging this morning to press the same narrative to the American people: It “couldn’t be worse” she exclaimed on ABC’s ‘This Morning’

Here is what Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer had to say about the Republican’s plan for “TrumpCare” last night…

Trumpcare doesn’t replace the Affordable Care Act, it forces millions of Americans to pay more for less care. This plan would cut and cap Medicaid, defund Planned Parenthood, and force Americans, particularly older Americans, to pay more out of pocket for their medical care all so insurance companies can pad their bottom line.

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