Republican Outrages

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For President Trump to declare this to be 'Made in America' week is the epitome of hypocrisy and seeks to distract from his Administration's lack of an agenda.


President Trump has made a number of promises on health care and claimed that he would protect Medicaid. Unfortunately, he hasn’t kept those promises:


Best summary we’ve seen of how no one has seen Senate Republicans’ TrumpCare bill:


For the past seven years, Republicans have taken a number of steps to undermine the success of health insurance marketplaces. 


This week, House Republicans passed the Wrong Choice Act, which would dismantle consumer protections and allow Wall Street to engage in the same kind of risky practices that led to the financial crisis in 2008. 


I thank the gentlelady for yielding. I rise in opposition to this legislation, which I know does not surprise the Chairman.


With control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, Republicans have a responsibility to lead and get things done on behalf of the American people. 


OMB Director Mulvaney's comments challenging the integrity and expertise of analysts at the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office are irresponsible and unacceptable. 


I am very disappointed that Republicans’ willful sabotage of our nation’s health care system has led Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City to stop offering insurance plans across parts of Kansas and Missouri. 


Either Trump is oblivious to reports that White House chaos and incompetence are causing insurers to pull out of health care markets, or he just doesn’t care. Reports indicate that he is now saying he wants to stop cost sharing reduction payments, which would sow further chaos in the markets. From Politico:


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House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today pushing back on Republicans’ misinformation on TrumpCare.


We thought we’d pass along some questions for Speaker Ryan that you can ask at House Republicans' press conference this morning:


House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released a video today highlighting Americans who are speaking out against TrumpCare in Republican districts across the country.


House Republicans return from the District Work Period today after facing over a week of fierce backlash against TrumpCare. 


Each time I think the President cannot jeopardize American security any further or take his reckless ineptitude to new heights, I am quickly proven wrong. 


With each passing day, TrumpCare is getting more unpopular. In a new Quinnipiac University poll released today, less than a quarter of Americans approve of the TrumpCare bill passed by House Republicans. The consensus among Americans is clear: under TrumpCare, they'll have to pay more for less. Highlights from the poll can be found here:


For anyone who has seen reports of constituents speaking out against TrumpCare across the country, it should come as no surprise that the bill is  deeply unpopular among the American people.


It hasn’t even been a full week since House Republicans jammed #TrumpCare through the House, but constituents are making their concerns known and voicing their strong opposition to the bill. Here’s a look at what they are saying:


Another weekend, another set of false claims from Republicans regarding their TrumpCare bill. NBC News breaks down some of the false claims we heard from Republicans on the Sunday shows:


While Republicans celebrate jamming #TrumpCare through the House of Representatives, their constituents back home are voicing very real concerns about the adverse impact the bill will have on themselves and their families:

California’s 21st District: David Valadao, Kevin McCarthy vote for health-care bill; critics include governor


I’ve read the bill, but also very importantly, I’ve read the CBO report -- that is the independent congressional advisor on fiscal matters -- and they say premiums are going up 25 to 29% for the average policyholder.


BREAKING: John Boehner came out of retirement to share his thoughts on how TrumpCare is being considered:



Mr. Speaker, Republicans now control all of our government. Whatever happens to our health care system will be their responsibility.