Speaking to VICE, Washington Representative Pramila Jayapal (D) lambasted members of the Republican Party, saying “[they’re] basically doing everything possible to strip health care away” even in the middle of global pandemic.
Republicans are trying to rewrite history on Obamacare, but they don't get to tout the benefits of a law they have been trying to kill since day one.
The country is in the middle of a pandemic and an economic collapse, but Donald Trump is vowing to kill Obamacare and make healthcare worse for the American people.
According to a new Gallup poll, one in seven Americans would not seek medical attention for coronavirus due to the fear of how much healthcare would cost.
“One out of every seven (14%) U.S. adults report that they would avoid seeking healthcare for a fever and a dry cough for themselves or a member of their household due to concerns about their ability to pay for it,” Gallup wrote in its analysis. “When framed explicitly as believing to have been infected by the novel coronavirus, 9% still report that they would avoid seeking care. Adults under 30, non-whites, those with a high school education or less and those in households with incomes under $40,000 per year are the groups most likely to indicate they would avoid seeking out care.”
The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned doctors not to prescribe the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine or the related drug chloroquine. The drugs are restricted for hospital and research uses only.
Robert Benckiser, the United Kingdom-based owner of Lysol, has warned individuals not to inject themselves with bleach after President Donald Trump suggested people could get an “injection” of the disinfectant.
U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson has ruled that the state of Alabama cannot ban abortions as part of its coronavirus restrictions. The state had tried to include abortions in its list of canceled elective medical procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
If Donald Trump was truly listening to doctors, he would stop trying to dismantle Obamacare in the middle of a global pandemic.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker (D) announced his state will take charge of coronavirus testing, citing President Donald Trump’s administration’s “profound failing” to roll tests out successfully.
Limbaugh told his listeners that they should listen to Donald Trump, not experts that have spent their careers grappling with health-related issues.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) says President Donald Trump “is not looking at the facts” of the coronavirus pandemic after the president said he doesn’t believe New York needs 30,000 ventilators to treat infected patients.
In the past few days, President Donald Trump has made clear his desire to put a quick end to the practice of social distancing in order to combat the threat of coronavirus — a move that health experts agree is premature.
Trump admitted during Sunday's coronavirus briefing that he supports the lawsuit that would kill the ACA even while the economy is collapsing.
The United States Department of Health and Human Services suffered a cyberattack that, those familiar with the matter told the press, intended to slow down the agency’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Data was not stolen, according to three officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The world is shutting down as the novel corona virus continues to wreak havoc. While we cannot blame Trump for the panic, illness and death surrounding the virus, we can blame him for making an already bad situation far worse. Trump’s incompetence means some people will die who did not have to.
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump proposed a payroll tax cut that his Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, said would serve as a stop-gap measure for those whose income has taken a hit, particularly as the coronavirus pandemic wields financial blows, shuttering businesses and upending income for millions of workers nationwide.
During an Oval Office address, President Donald Trump claimed that health insurers will “waive all co-payments for coronavirus treatments,” and the industry was quick to correct him.
“Earlier this week, I met with the leaders of health insurance industry who have agreed to waive all co-payments for coronavirus treatments, extend insurance coverage to these treatments, and to prevent surprise medical billing,” Trump told the public.
Coronavirus infections in the United States continue to climb, topping over 1,000 cases nationwide two weeks after President Donald Trump erroneously claimed they’d be “close to zero.”
President Donald Trump has made a lot of audacious — and inaccurate — claims about coronavirus in the United States over the past few weeks, one of them being that the number of cases would be going down, and soon would approach zero within a matter of days.
In conjunction with a political organization called “Protect Our Care,” which seeks to provide “outreach, rapid response, research and messaging center in the fight to protect health care,” former President Barack Obama released a video in which he celebrated and touted the reforms passed in the Affordable Care Act.