There is a secret tax in the Republican health care bill that GOP supporters are trying to keep hidden. Older Americans are going to pay an increasing in premiums that amounts to a 20%-25% tax on their health insurance.
On MSNBC's MTP Daily host Chuck Todd caught Speaker of the House Paul Ryan misleading about the CBO's Obamacare numbers and the ACA being in a death spiral which are two of the reasons why Republicans claim that the Affordable Care Act must be replaced.
As Trump doubles down on defending a disastrous heath care bill, all while peddling paranoid conspiracy theories and covering up his connections to Russia, these numbers aren't likely to improve anytime soon.
President Trump's approval rating on the Gallup Daily Tracking poll tanked to 39% from 45% on the 11th. This coincides with the disastrous rollout of TrumpCare.
Trumpcare is political suicide for the president and his Republican colleagues in Congress.
Press Secretary Sean Spicer stumbled over his words during the White House press and admitted the truth, Trump's goal on health care isn't to provide health insurance to everyone, but to allow people to buy the insurance, which means that no money equals no insurance.
"There is no three-phase process. There is no three-step plan. That is just political talk. It’s just politicians engaging in spin"
Rep. Elijah Cummings followed the money and explained why Republicans are being dishonest and not telling the truth about their health care bill during an interview on CNN.
With even the most extreme conservatives opposing this plan, Republicans are miles away from repealing the Affordable Care Act.
HHS Secretary Tom Price responded to the CBO report on Trumpcare by the disputing the numbers and then asking Democrats to help the struggling White House kill health care for 24 million people.
White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn had a rough interview on Fox News Sunday as host Chris Wallace kept pressing him on whether or not President Trump would support a health care plan that would take coverage away from millions of people. Republicans are tearing each apart over replacing Obamacare.
One does not need to be a Nobel Prize winning economist like Paul Krugman to see the achievements of Obamacare and the deathly dangers of Trumpcare.
"This feels like the kind of story that could blow up in a big way: Is GOP the party of liberty or of big business?"
Paul Krugman warns that we should not "presume that Ryan and company have any idea what they’re doing."
During MSNBC's MTP Daily, Joy Reid got into a philosophical argument with conservative columnist John Podhertaz and destroyed the conservative argument that health care should be a choice with a blast of reality.
The White House doesn't want the American people to call the Republican Obamacare replacement that is going to take health care away from millions Trumpcare, but MSNBC has fully adopted the name that the White House hates the most.
On MSNBC's MTP Daily, Chuck Todd asked Republican Sen. Tom Barrasso (R-WY) about whether people would have less money for health care under the Republican Obamacare replacement and Barrasso's answer highlighted one of the big lies that TrumpCare is built on.
Republicans have railed for years against "Obamacare mandates," but today they refused to allow states to opt out of TrumpCare.
Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) accused Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and President Donald Trump of trying to take President Obama's name off of Obamacare and call it their own.
Buried in the Republican Obamacare replacement bill is a gutting federal funding for childhood vaccinations that would be an unprecedented and dangerous attack on America's kids to pay for tax cuts for the rich.