House panel approves troubled GOP health care bill
20 March, 2017, 05:59 | Author: Mae Harvey
The report's findings constitute a blow to the Republican leadership, which has long sought to eliminate the current health care reform pushed by ex-President Barack Obama and replace it with this new plan.
Amid the maneuvering, a government report said more than 12 million people have signed up for coverage this year under the very statute that President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans want to repeal.
"This is a great plan". Mark Walker, R-N.C., the chairman of the Republican Study Committee, told reporters. Trump said they are now "all yeses" on the bill after previously being "noes or potential noes". "This certainly signals that there's more work to be done", Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said in an interview Tuesday on CNN.
"This solidifies my support", Barr said.
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"They have not been giving it a fair press".
That group of House members includes some who'd been lukewarm about the bill going into the meeting.
"Here they are forecasting coverage, but they got it completely wrong under the ACA, because people didn't want to buy ACA coverage", she said.
At an all-hands meeting Wednesday evening of House GOP lawmakers, Vice President Mike Pence and party leaders urged their rank-and-file to unite behind the legislation.
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The House Budget Committee has voted to advance the troubled Republican health care bill.
The bill passed the House Budget Committee on Thursday and will move next to the House Rules Committee. That would let Trump pressure "Democrats in these red states to come on board, '" Ross said, referring to Republican-leaning states where Democratic senators face re-election next year. Conservatives criticize this bill as "Obamacare Lite", replacing one entitlement with another; those lawmakers seek a full Obamacare eradication, including popular features that allow children to remain on parents' policies until age 26 and forbid insurers from denying coverage for pre-existing conditions.
It was an odd coalition for the first roll call vote of the hearing, as Brat, Sanford, and Palmer have criticized the bill for not being conservative enough, while Democrats continue to decry the cuts to Medicaid and safety nets for low-income citizens.
In another warning signal, four GOP governors wrote congressional leaders Thursday saying the bill's approach to Medicaid would not work for states.
The report could influence sentiment toward a bill that is already under fire from both Democrats and many conservative Republicans, especially if it suggests the legislation would reduce the number of Americans with health coverage or that it would worsen US budget deficits.
"If the CBO was right about Obamacare to begin with, there'd be 8 million more people on Obamacare today than there actually are", said Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, disputing the accuracy of CBO data.
TOM PRICE, health and human services secretary: "I firmly believe that nobody will be worse off financially in the process that we're going through".
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Second, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price would take administrative action to deregulate the Obamacare marketplace. House Speaker Paul Ryan and the Trump administration have even argued that getting more people covered was never the goal.
Trump made the comment as the White House faced a new wave of backlash related to Trump's wiretapping accusations against Obama. Fox itself later disavowed the report, saying it "knows of no evidence of any kind" that Mr Trump had been under surveillance.
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The White House's refusal to back down raised the stakes for Comey's appearance before the intelligence committee on Monday. The German chancellor's face said it all as she evidently couldn't hide her astonishment at what she had just heard.
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully called the decision "disappointing" in a written statement. Police said Saturday they responded to an incident in Lower Hutt near Wellington early on March 12.
During an interview with Good Morning America on Thursday, Ryan had nothing but good things to say about his 36-year-old co-star. The pair apparently really hit it off and became fast friends while they filmed their new sci-fi thriller called Life.
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In addition, the High Commission of India in Colombo and the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in India received the information. Akbar said the latest attack had been raised with Sri Lanka and it had promised investigations.
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ObamaCare repeal bill narrowly clears key House hurdle
Once that came out, there was a risk of losing even more members of the Republican party to back the bill once voting commences. The current figure is only about 12 million, and many in the industry believe the old CBO projection is unrealistic.
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Paul, the leading healthcare voice for conservatives in the Senate, fought Ryan's claim Republicans ran on his AHCA plan. John Katko, from a closely divided district in upstate NY , who cited inadequate insurance access and cost controls.