Trump’s False Campaign Promise Is the Real Story behind Tax Bombshell Report

The best chance of shifting America’s popular mind might be to focus on these campaign promises, keeping the conversation on what Trump has done. Has he worked for the American people? Or is he working for Trump and lining his own pockets?

Healthcare Lies May Cost the GOP Their Most Reliable Voters

During this election cycle political commentators have spent much time analyzing different voting groups.

Will young voters and minorities turn out for Democrats? Will angry white male voters carry Trump’s GOP to victory? Will women voters be the force behind a dominant Blue Wave? read more

Mitch McConnell Tries To Guilt Democrats Into Cutting Social Security And Medicare After Tax Cuts Backfire

Senate Majority Leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) tried to use the failed Republican tax cuts for the rich to guilt Democrats into cutting Social Security and Medicare to lower the deficit.

USA Today Is Lambasted for Printing Trump’s Lies on Healthcare

The Washington Post’s fact-check team reported Wednesday that almost every sentence in Trump’s opinion article for USA Today contains a misleading statement or a falsehood.

The op-ed, which states “Democrats ‘Medicare for All’ plan will demolish promises to seniors,” contains previously debunked claims, the Post wrote. read more

As America Is Distracted By Trump Child Abuse, GOP Moves To Gut Medicare And Medicaid

While the American people are rightly outraged by the Trump administration's abuse of migrant children, House Republicans proposed a budget that would gut Medicare and Medicaid.

How Paul Ryan Turned Medicare Reform Into a Medicare Disaster

One way to measure the immense failure of the tenure of Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House is how little he was able to accomplish with respect to his pet project of reforming Medicare.  

Before running for Vice President with Mitt Romney Ryan was in charge of the budget for the House of Representatives and he was seen as the person who knew more about the federal budget than anyone.  And he always said that Medicare was going to be a huge problem and something needed to be done about it. read more

Trump To Delay Signing Tax Bill So The Devastating Impacts Aren’t Felt Until After Midterms

If this is such a fine piece of legislation, why didn't congressional Republicans rush it to the White House today to get the president's signature on it?  

Trump-GOP Tax Scam Will Sack More Than 5 Million Senior Citizens With Higher Taxes

Not only would taxes go up on millions of senior citizens, but the same report also noted that they could see a drop in the benefits they receive from programs like Medicare.

The Public Option Is Back: Senators Introduce Bill Allowing People To Buy Into Medicare

Democratic Senators Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have introduced legislation that would allow people age 55-64 to buy into Medicare. This modified public option would give an additional 41 million Americans access to Medicare.

Democrats To Push For Medicare/Medicaid For All After Trumpcare Fails In The Senate

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on ABC's This Week that after the insurance markets are stabilized, Democrats will push for all options on the table including making Medicare and Medicaid available to all through a buy in a.k.a. the public option.

Paul Ryan Is Plotting An Evil $500 Billion Cut To Medicare, Medicaid, And Food Stamps

For their next act of malevolence after voting to take away health care from 24 million people, House Republicans are plotting to cut $500 billion from Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, and unemployment benefits in 2018.

Opinion: Social Security Cuts Are On Trump’s Table Despite Campaign Pledge

"There are ways that we can not only allow the president to keep his promise, but to help him keep his promise by fixing (cutting) some of these programs."

Millions On The Verge Of Losing Insurance As Senate Inches Toward Confirming Tom Price

Tom Price HHS

Price as head of HHS will make the GOP attempt to take health insurance from millions of Americans much easier.

GOP Prohibits CBO From Reporting How Much ACA Repeal Blows Up the Deficit

The new Republican rule implicitly instructs the CBO not to say how much it will cost taxpayers to repeal Obamacare, because it is frightening.

Wary Republicans Portend Possible Good News for the Disabled and Seniors

It would be a mistake to talk about Medicare specifics now. It’s an important issue, but we can’t do everything at once, and we shouldn’t try.

Lewandowski’s Lie Is Probably Preparation For Trump’s Greatest Con on Americans

Lewandowski repeated a Trump campaign lie and said: “Donald Trump won the election campaign by the largest majority since Ronald Reagan in 1984.”

Medicare and Medicaid Face Similar Fate as Obamacare Under Trump’s GOP

Trump promised his base he wouldn’t even think about or entertain any proposal to touch Medicare; now he vows "modernization" with a Paul Ryan coupon.

Stunning Hypocrisy – AARP Supports the Anti-Social Security Lobby ALEC

AARP should be more sensitive to its retired members who are vulnerable to ALEC-supported legislative efforts to eliminate Social Security.

Paul Ryan Wants A Racist President If He’ll Ravage the Poor and Elderly

It is possible Paul Ryan is not an avid nativist, but he is a Republican and the fact that he wants a racist to advance his conservative agenda exposes him as bad of a human being as Donald Trump.

Congress Opposes President Obama’s Effort To Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

"Doctors get paid more if they prescribe really expensive drugs because they get paid a percentage of the cost of the drug as an incentive."