US has checks & balances defeat repeal of Obamacare
Unlike what many despots who are supported to rule with an iron hand, the America you hate has a system which protects the interests of the people. This is not to say their system cannot be improved but the fact that even the ruling party Republicans have now refused to repeal the Affordable Care Act ought to be a warning for all the African dictators who think that President Donald Trump’s reign will let you get away with murder.
As much as this is division for the Americans, the Americans have spoken and while the Republicans have a majority, they listened to the Americans. Congratulations America!
Perhaps now you US can cut off funding for dictators who do not listen to the people.
replace Obamacare after President Donald Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan concluded
they didn’t have enough support, marking an embarrassing setback for the GOP
GOP priority, Ryan scrapped the scheduled vote Friday afternoon after Trump
asked him to in a phone conversation, according to a senior leadership aide.
told reporters. “But it is not the end of the story.”
short, but didn’t quite get here. “We’ll end up with a truly great health-care
bill after the Obamacare mess explodes,” he said.
to move on with the rest of our agenda,” he said. “We will proceed with tax
North America Hospitals Competitive Peer Group up 5.4 percent at the close in
New York. Centene Corp., an insurer that focuses on Medicaid plans, rose 5.2
percent to $68.73. Hospitals and insurers like Centene would have been hurt by
the GOP bill, which would cut millions of people from health insurance and roll
back an expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor.
chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
Ryan’s ability to deliver on their ambitious agenda, including taxes and infrastructure,
both of which are being closely watched by Wall Street.
an opposition party to a governing party and I hope that we do learn from this
experience and that we are able to not make the perfect the enemy of the good,”
said Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican. “Because this is not a game.”
and have an “introspective conversation” about what it means to
conference. We have to reeducate ourselves in mathematics and basic
arithmetic,” he said. “We have to learn that we’re not just the party
of no. We have to learn how to govern.”
land until it’s replaced,” Ryan said. “We’re going to be living with Obamacare
for the foreseeable future.”’
only option for progress going forward is bipartisan legislation to improve the
Affordable Care Act. That’s what the American people want. It’s time to
govern,” said John Yarmuth of Kentucky, the top Democrat on the House
bill, meeting with scores of lawmakers and traveling to Capitol Hill on Tuesday
to address the full House Republican conference. The president “left
everything on the field,” according to spokesman Sean Spicer.
president had run out of patience: he wanted a vote Friday, win or lose, even
if that meant leaving Obamacare in place.
healthy,” said New York Republican Chris Collins, the first House members
to endorse Trump during the campaign. “I’ve never seen this before. People
are just refusing to talk to each other. They’re storming past each other. This
is not good.”
who announced opposition to the bill was House Appropriations Chairman Rodney
Frelinghuysen of New Jersey.
more than 50 times to repeal or curtail Obamacare. One repeal measure made it
to Obama’s desk, and he vetoed it. Ryan boasted during last year’s campaign
that the GOP had a clear consensus on how to finally repeal and replace the
health law under a Republican president.
was collapsing under its own weight. But in 2015, the proportion of the U.S.
population without insurance fell to a record low — about 10.5 percent of
Americans younger than 65, down from 18.2 percent in 2010.
out of the health system by winding down Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid and
limiting its subsidies, thereby threatening revenue for hospitals, doctors and
taken aback when the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the GOP plan
would leave 24 million fewer Americans with health insurance by 2026.
House GOP leaders are hurtling toward a vote Friday on their embattled health-care bill without knowing for sure they have enough support to pass the measure, after yielding to Trump administration demands to act now.