Between the Scenes – Paul Ryan’s Health Care Bluff: The Daily Show

– Here’s what I find intriguing about this healthcare debacle. Is the fact that Paul Ryan preached this for a very long time. We’re gonna replace, people even asked him, do you have a plan? He’s like, yeah, I’ve got a plan. And if you’re like, can we see it? He’s like, no, (audience laughter) […]

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Trump GOP healthcare bill ‘is going to be negotiated’

Trump GOP healthcare bill ‘is going to be negotiated’

Trump GOP healthcare bill ‘is going to be negotiated’ by Sarah Westwood President Trump said Thursday the Senate Republican healthcare plan would undergo “a little negotiation” shortly after lawmakers released the text of their legislation. “But it’s going to be very good,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday. “We’ve had a thing […]

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Back in Black – Republicans Don’t Know What Insurance Is: The Daily Show

Back in Black – Republicans Don’t Know What Insurance Is: The Daily Show

There’s so much health care news to talk about, it’s hard to get to all of it. Thankfully, when a news story falls through the cracks, Lewis Black catches it for a segment we call “Back In Black.” ♪ ♪ Let’s face it, America sucks at health care. For starters, we’re the only country that […]

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You Have The Right To ACCESS Health Insurance

You Have The Right To ACCESS Health Insurance

Digby, we are now contemplating the next phase, in many respects, of the Trump era and what that’s going to mean for Donald Trump, what that’s going to mean for a Republican in congress and what it’s going to mean for the Democrats. I think largely we are seeing the Democrats … We had Chuck […]

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Paul Ryan Insists 22 Million Will Choose To Not Buy Health Insurance – The Ring Of Fire

Paul Ryan Insists 22 Million Will Choose To Not Buy Health Insurance – The Ring Of Fire

During an interview that aired at Fox News earlier this week, House Speaker Paul Ryan defending the Republican health care plan by saying that there’s 22 million people in this country who simply either don’t like health insurance or they simply don’t want health insurance. The interview was Fox and Friends’ Brian Kilmeade asking Paul […]

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Will House Republicans “Jump Off the Cliff” and Cut Healthcare for 24 Million Americans?

AMY GOODMAN: President Trump has issued Republican lawmakers an ultimatum: If the Republicans don’t pass a healthcare bill today, he will leave the Affordable Care Act in place. Trump made the threat Thursday, hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan called off a vote on their plan to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, after failing to […]

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24 MILLION To Lose Health Insurance Under TrumpCare

24 MILLION To Lose Health Insurance Under TrumpCare

DURING THE CAMPAIGN DONALD TRUMP PROMISED OVER AND OVER AGAIN THAT HE WOULDN’T CUT SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, OR MEDICAID. HE SAID HE WOULDN’T CUT IT. HE SAID HE WOULD, QUOTE, SAVE MEDICARE, MEDICAID, AND SOCIAL SECURITY WITHOUT CUTS. THAT IS ONE OF MANY QUOTES WHERE HE WAS CRYSTAL CLEAR. THEY RELEASED THEIR NEW TRUMPCARE PLAN, […]

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The GOP Still Hasn’t Figured Out Health Care: The Daily Show

The GOP Still Hasn’t Figured Out Health Care: The Daily Show

But let’s move on, ladies and gentlemen, to the one thing Paul Ryan spends more time on than his biceps– Obamacare. Since its very inception, Paul Ryan has had one goal. We really have a problem with the direction of these bills, and we have offered principled, alternative bills. We’re going to do everything we […]

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Could Health-Care Cuts Cost Disabled Americans Their Freedom?

Could Health-Care Cuts Cost Disabled Americans Their Freedom?

No cuts to Medicaid! These are protestors in front of Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s office. Many of whom are in wheelchairs. They’re protesting the Medicaid cuts in the Republican health-care bill. President Trump and Republicans in Congress are proposing huge cuts to Medicaid. The fifty year old federal safety net, which right now covers […]

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The GOP health care plan: The more you need, the less you get

The GOP health care plan: The more you need, the less you get

I have rarely seen a document in politics as completely devastating as the analysis the Congressional Budget Office just released of the Republican health care bill. We’re going to get into details in a minute, but here’s a one-sentence summary: Under the GOP bill, the more help you need, the less you get. It will […]

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