Sen. Rand Paul: Been told to ‘take it or leave it’ on Obamacare strategy

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, walks to a room on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2017, where he charges House Republicans are keeping their Obamacare repeal and replace legislation under lock and key and not available for public view. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Sen. Rand Paul on Friday said conservatives are being told to “take it or leave it” when it comes to the emerging House GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, setting up a major clash with leaders hoping to mark up legislation as soon as next week.

Republicans are trying to repeal and replace as much of the Affordable Care Act as they can under a fast-track budget process that allows them to avoid a Democratic filibuster.

Leaders have outlined a three-week timetable to get the legislation over to the Senate, where it must meet arcane budget rules and gather consensus among Republicans who hold a 52-seat majority.

Yet a trio of Senate conservatives — Mr. Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah — have objected to the House GOP approach, on top of centrists who are worried about unwinding Obamacare’s expansion of Medicaid for the poor or defunding Planned Parenthood over its abortion practice as part of the draft plan.

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When is the FRINGE LEFT GOING TO REALIZE THAT ---YOU CAN'T STOP WHAT IS CALLED GLOBAL WARMING.

ITS A CYCLE OF SUN SPOTS AND SOLAR FLARES ---

ITS NOT ALL MAN, WHO IS DOING IT. THE TRUTH: WE ARE GOING THE OTHER WAY AND WILL BEGIN TO GET COLDER AND COLDER. BUT 1/2 THE SCIENTISTS REFUSE TO TELL THE TRUTH! THEY NEED TO BE FORCED NOT TO KEEP LYING!

Steven the left is just plain STUPID. Or they are benefiting from this like getting money from the epa of somewhere.  This called be called  ther ( CHICKEN LITTLE SYNDROME) OF THE SKY IS FALLING... 

Just let Obama Care die of its own accord... if the President is unable to obtain a GOOD replacement or repeal process do nothing.... and let it die on its own.  Withdraw all federal funding and let it die.

it's a compromise position for you I think Col., you've expressed you want it repealed as I do and was promised.

and I agree it's a better idea than attempting to fix it while pretending to repeal it. What are we left with afterwards though...  a fed/gov who has established that it has the authority over our individual health and healthcare but has the common sense to realize it's incapable of operating a healthcare system?

trusting fed/gov to have any common sense like that is not likely to end well, ... but oh well, at this point it seems inevitable that the majority are just fine with snake oil peddlers being in charge of and responsible for their health.

It's definitely a compromise position... I'd rather see a CLEAN REPEAL and no Federal Act too provide any form of medical care.  The Fed. has no Constitutional authority to mandate medical insurance or too provide it.

HOW LONG IS TRUMP GOING TO ALLOW [" CRIMINAL"] HILLARY TO SHOOT OFF HER BIG FAT MOUTH.

Hillary is a traitor who exposed Americas secrets to the Russians and then has the audacity to blame Trump for her loss in the Nov elections. HILLARY MUST BE INDICTED TRIED AND JAILED PRIOR TO HANGING. 

Hillary is guilty of violation of the RICO ACT and SHOULD BE TRIED FOR THAT. ON SO MANY OCCASIONS HILLARY IS GUILTY AND SHOULD BE IN PRISON.

JAMES COMEY SHOULD ALSO BE TRIED AND WE ALL KNOW HE LOOKED THE OTHER WAY WHEN HILLARY WAS INVESTIGATED.

THEN THERE IS BENGHAZI....HILLARY AND THE DEATH OF 4 AMERICANS ON YOUR HANDS.

INDICT HER AND SHUT THIS LOOSER UP!

Now we have Sen Tim Kaine's son LINWOOD KAINE answering for his March 4th ANARCHIST attack on Trump supporters in Minn. 

The father a US Senator, Backs his terrorist son's behavior.

SO WHAT DOES THIS SAY ABOUT THE DEMOCRAT RUNNING MATE TO  "CRIMINAL" HILLARY CLINTON. Both of these loosers got what they deserve...

A SPOT IN PRESIDENTIAL LOOSERS ROW!

This Kaine Son wore all black had his face covered up and was pepper spraying and tasering TRUMP SUPPORTERS then he resisted arrest. Hes like the MINN UNAbomber in the making, what a piece of work this family must be.

This says a lot about the Demo party---riff with criminals.

Thank-you Marilyn!

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Judicial Watch->  Emails Show Dossier-Connected Obama State Dept Officials Set ‘Face-To-Face’ Meeting On ‘Russian Matter’ Shortly Before 2016 Election

Judicial Watch and the Daily Caller News Foundation on Thursday released 84 pages of documents showing Obama’s State Department was central to pushing the ‘Trump-Russia’ hoax shortly before the 2016 election.

The email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a very close associate to Christopher Steele, show them discussing a ‘face-to-face’ meeting in New York on a ‘Russian matter’ in September of 2016.

Via Judicial Watch:

Judicial Watch and The Daily Caller News Foundation today released 84 pages of documents, including a September 2016 email exchange between then-Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland and Special Coordinator for Libya Jonathan Winer, a close associate of dossier author Christopher Steele, discussing a “face-to-face” meeting on a “Russian matter.”

(In June 2016 Nuland permitted a meeting between Steele and the FBI’s legal attaché in Rome. Nuland told CBS News that the State Department knew about the Steele dossier by July 2016.)

According to an op-ed Winer wrote for The Washington Post in 2018, also in September 2016, “Steele and I met in Washington and discussed the information now known as the “dossier… I prepared a two-page summary and shared it with Nuland, who indicated that, like me, she felt that the secretary of state needed to be made aware of this material.”

A September 17, 2016, email exchange between Nuland and Winer – that was classified in the interest of national defense or foreign policy – discusses the political situation in Libya, but also brings up a “Russian matter:”

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 12:40:00 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Would like to discuss this and a Russian matter.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:31 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

In ny face to face?

From: Winer, Jonathan
Sent: September 17, 2016 at 1:56:05 PM EDT
To: Nuland, Victoria J
Subject: Re: Libya Update

Yes that was [sic] be good.

From: Nuland, Victoria J
Sent: Saturday, September 17, 2016 1:58 PM
To: Winer, Jonathan
Subject: Re. Libya Update

Good. I’ll reach out when im there Sunday. [Redacted]

If Victoria Nuland’s name sounds familiar it’s because she has been on Judicial Watch’s radar for a long time and in many of TGP’s previous reports.

In December 2018, Judicial Watch released documents revealing that Victoria Nuland was involved in the Obama State Department’s urgent gathering of classified Russia investigation information and disseminating it to members of Congress within hours of Donald Trump taking office.

In a related lawsuit, Judicial Watch is suing the State Department communications between Ambassador Nuland and employees of Fusion GPS, as well as top ranking Department of Justice, FBI, and State Department officials.

“The Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President Trump with the Russia smear,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “These new emails further show that senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.”

Tom Fitton   @TomFitton
 

BREAKING: Obama State Department was central to the effort to target President @RealDonaldTrump with the Russia smear. New emails show how senior Obama State Department advanced the Russiagate hoax just before the 2016 presidential election.

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