It takes hundreds of billions of dollars now allocated to care for the working poor, women, children and elderly, and gives it to rich Americans in the form of a huge tax break. It is, to borrow
Immediately after its release four Republican senators said they couldn't support it. Let's hope there are more who care enough about the health of women, children and the elderly to stop this travesty.
About 20 percent of all Americans and 40 percent of America's kids get their health care through the federal government's Medicaid program. Nearly 70 percent of America's elderly -- most of whom worked hard to support families and pay taxes all their lives -- can afford to live in nursing homes because of Medicaid. Under the
The only "improvement" the
This is the bill with "heart"
Remember what Trump promised the American people. He said any repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act would have "insurance for everybody," telling the
Yet Trump praised the
McConnell wants the bill passed next week, still with no public hearings or opportunities for health care experts or advocates to have a say. The Affordable Care Act took a year and a half to craft, with much debate adn amendments at the request of
Those Republican senators are right, this plan should be dead on arrival.
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