The Trump administration is cutting grants for non-profits that help people get health insurance, and instead directing them to offer people junk health insurance plans.
"These are the guys who wanted to cut Medicaid by $1 trillion over a ten-year period. These are the guys who wanted to wipe out completely the Affordable Care act and throw 32 million people off of health insurance."
In the early going, it appears that Trump's efforts to keep people from getting health insurance are failing – but it still remains to be seen what the long-term effects of his sabotage will be.
"Donald Trump no more knows anything about the insurance company than the man on the moon. So, you know, this is silly. This is typical Trump. He gets upset about something, he reacts."
If there was ever a moment when we should put Trump's erratic behavior on the back burner and focus on a really important policy issue, now would be it.
"I think we will have anywhere from – literally, by rule – 90 seconds to two minutes of debate on this legislation. Now that is an abomination, that is legislative malpractice."
"[The process for the Cassidy-Graham bill] is better but it's not what the Senate is supposed to be doing," he said. "Is it better to be guilty of murder or train robbery?"
This week's epic failure to pass any repeal and replace legislation won't be the last effort by Donald Trump and Republicans to dismantle former President Obama's signature achievement.
Trump repeated the lie that the Affordable Care Act is "imploding" and issued a threat to end payments that keep health care costs down.
Outside of the White House and the halls of Congress, it's clear that people of all political persuasions recognize how devastating this repeal plan would be to millions of Americans.
Every American wished Sen. McCain well when the sad news of his cancer diagnosis broke last week. When he returns to Washington on Tuesday, he should vote to return the favor.
The president and his GOP allies in Congress just can't accept the fact that America isn't buying what they're selling.
With even the most extreme conservatives opposing this plan, Republicans are miles away from repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Price as head of HHS will make the GOP attempt to take health insurance from millions of Americans much easier.
The 61 House Democrats led by Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Keith Ellison and Raul Grijalva are demanding a new funding mechanism for the cost of TAA for displaced workers; but they did not call for a corporate tax hike to cover the cost. Why? Because this is America and corporations get a free ride which is precisely why Washington politicians let corporations write the trade agreement in secret.
The privatization scam amounts to a yearly-issued, and set amount, coupon to purchase healthcare services at a private hospital or doctor's office, or use as a discount card to purchase a private insurance policy.
Despite persistent Republican efforts to undermine the ACA, Obamacare is, in fact, working, as uninsured rates continue to plummet.
Hypocritical Republican lawmakers like Ted Cruz could have gone for a "private market" solution, but instead they chose to let you subsidize their healthcare via Obamacare.
Since 2009 it has been painfully obvious that Republicans or their supporters do not want Americans to have access to healthcare whatsoever, and it is particularly curious because they claim to be devout followers of Christ.
Millions of Americans have gained health insurance coverage, since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed into law on March 23, 2010.