House Republicans Unveil Bullet Points for Obamacare Repeal

Image result for repeal obamacare nowHouse Republican leaders previewed parts of an Obamacare repeal bill at a Thursday press conference.

House Speaker Ryan announced:

Here is what is important for us all to understand: Obamacare is not simply stuck in some kind of status quo. It is getting worse by the day, and it will keep getting worse unless we act.

We need to rescue people from this collapsing law, and we need to replace it with a true patient-centered system. One that gives every American access to quality, affordable coverage.

That means more choices and lower costs. It means real protections and peace of mind. And it means returning your care to your control. Patients and doctors should be making the big decisions—not government bureaucrats.

Step by step, this is what our plan to repeal and replace Obamacare will do. We look forward to making progress in the coming weeks and keeping our promise to the American people.

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) joined the speaker in reaffirming their commitment to repealing and replacing Obamacare.

House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) said, “We’re going to continue to work through this through the district work period next week. And as we come back in the weeks ahead we’re going to be moving forward with legislation.”

Republicans leaders hope to soon provide a credible alternative to Obamacare. House congressional committees including Ways and Means, as well as Energy and Commerce, will start the markup of the bill after the president’s day recess next week.

The Republican proposal would include health savings accounts, high-risk pools for sick people, and states receiving greater control over health care. The plan also includes tax credits for individuals to buy health insurance dependent on age and family size rather than Obamacare’s income basis.

The Republican plan lowers Medicaid back to each states’ traditional match rate. The proposal says, “This ensures continuity of care and coverage for low-income adults, but does not reward states that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare and allows individuals to cycle off the program into other coverage sources naturally.”

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REPEAL the entire ocare bill.


America does not need government mandated health care ever

No i really don't want to see it ,  What i want is  for them to Repeal it all  every line every word .I want the Gov. out of my health care period.

Repeal it ALL NOW.

If you want everyone on Board with repealing Obamacare you simply have to give them all a deadline to repeal and replace or you put them all on it,,,that means everyone in America will be on it from Nancy Pelosi to Ashley Judd,,,and once you threaten the rich and elite with Obamacare it will go away in a hurry,,,Just like if you made everyone In the government retire on Social security it would be fixed in a hurry,,,The best way to fix something is to make everyone use it,,,,and once it is fixed we need to go after those who Tailored this bill,,,Someone needs to be tried for treason ,,,and thats exactly what Obamacare is,,,,

They should all be on it to begin with....


Repeal this odious invention of the Obama-Insane Administration.  It was about Control, and forcing Americans into a Program which was detriment to all.  Hospitals, Doctors, Patients, all suffered under this planned seizure of the Public health.  Privitize it, let the Market correct it's mistakes, introduce competition.

just pull the plug on the damn thing and bring in Free Market

"We need to rescue people from this collapsing law, and we need to replace it with a true patient-centered system. One that gives every American access to quality, affordable coverage.   Then start by giving  US the same hearth care coverage you in Congress have!!!!

That means more choices and lower costs. It means real protections and peace of mind. And it means returning your care to your control. Patients and doctors should be making the big decisions—not government bureaucrats."

Insurance companies will always look to the bottom line in every disiceion  that they make regardless of what the doctor says.

First, NOTHING in U.S. Constitution gives federal government any authority over health care. Nor do they have authority over health INSURANCE beyond inTERstate commerce, despite asinine decisions from the courts, which are, after all, not LAW, but OPINIONS ON LAW. Second, I doubt anyone can dispute that we are deeply divided on most things, nearly at polar opposites in what we want and believe. So, Third, why don't we do this BY THE CONSTITUTION? Let Congress draft an amendment to the Constitution that grants limited power over health care to our U.S. Congress. IF they can get it out of Congress, the States can decide the issue. When it fails to be ratified, there must be a law from Congress that says, simply, failure to amend the Constitution and give this power to congress puts legislation over payment on healthcare (perhaps exempting medicare for those unable to secure other options at this age) forever out of Confessional reach. Agree with other commentors, repeal not replace. OMB or CBO has declared that particular language renders PPACA repealable by simple majority, exempt from 60 vote requirement.
BTW, tho sorry for poor who might lose subsidized medical care, how many people who CURRENTLY PAY for insurance are effectively excluded from getting care due to high, impossible deductibles and premiums since Obamacare? Why can't the democrat socialists and the wealthy establish a fund where 100% goes to pay for healthcare for the needy?

What is good enough for the citizens, should be good enough for congress and all government employees.




Bill and Hillary Clinton Brutally
Mocked After Defending

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Crooked Bill and Hillary Clinton were brutally mocked Monday after defending the Clinton Foundation on social media.

The Clinton Foundation’s official Twitter account tweeted Saturday, “ICYMI: President @BillClinton wrote on Facebook this week about our work improving lives in the United States and around the world, from fighting climate change to combating the opioid crisis.”

Former President Bill Clinton’s Facebook post served to correct the record about so called fake news smearing the Clinton Foundation. Naturally, he linked to far left sites such as Snopes and Politifact to debunk the smears.

After touting all the charity the Clinton Foundation brings to hurricane victims, farmers in East Africa and combating Climate Change, Bill Clinton unleashed on Breitbart News for spreading conspiracy theories and false information about the Foundation.

Nevertheless, spreading false information about the Foundation continues, apparently as part of an ongoing strategy to distract attention from real problems and, over the long run, to completely erase the line between fact and fiction.

For example, just a few weeks ago on MSNBC, during a discussion of the President’s disparaging remarks about Haiti, his designated defender repeated the ridiculous assertion that I had taken money raised for Haiti for personal use and was responsible for the apparent suicide of a Haitian who knew all about it. Thankfully, the host cut her off, refusing to provide a forum for known false conspiracy theories. I’m proud of the work the Foundation and I have done in Haiti and will give you a more detailed report on that soon.

These attacks on the Foundation began in earnest with the 2015 publication of the Breitbart-inspired book, Clinton Cash. I thought the Foundation staff did a good job debunking the book’s charges, but they were published as written even in “mainstream” outlets, and even now the charges continue to be repeated online and in forums favorable to those who make them.

I have never responded personally to these charges, but out of respect for our donors, partners, and those who work at the Foundation, I think I should—because as we see, attacks, no matter how outrageous, can have a long life.

Bill Clinton also argued Chelsea’s wedding wasn’t paid for by Clinton Foundation donations nor do any of them receive salaries.

No, Foundation funds were not used to pay for Chelsea’s wedding. It’s not only untrue, it’s a personal insult to me, to Hillary, and to Chelsea and Marc. It was a wonderful day that Hillary and I were grateful to be able to pay for.

Clinton also argued the foundation was given 4 out 4 stars from Charity Navigator, Platinum from GuideStar, A from Charity Watch, and a 20 out of 20 score for meeting all of the Better Business Bureau’s good practice standards.

Hillary Clinton tweeted: Want to hear the real story of the @ClintonFdn? Read this: 

 Trump supporters savaged the Clintons.

How about when Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Oman donated MILLIONS to your foundation when you were Secretary of State and then you conducted official US business with them? 

What about how Haitian villages that you raised money for are STILL without the homes, schools and infrastructure you promised for them? Where did it go Hillary? Where's that money? Why did you plunder the great people of Haiti? 


Unless it explains

Benghazi 33,000 missing emails  Haiti  Destroyed electronics  Missing money
Uranium One Etc

Then no. Nope.  
Not on Presidents day.  

Care to tell us how much the Foundation pays out in salaries each year? 


Slush fund? Pay-to-play? Salaries for Sid Blumenthal?
Fraud in Haiti?  The vast majority of funds don't reach people in need?
That's the real story, right?   



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