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Trump's threat to end Obamacare subsidies would hurt middle class the most, experts say - Dallas News;

Trump's threat to end Obamacare subsidies would hurt middle class the most, experts say - Dallas News

Dallas NewsTrump's threat to end Obamacare subsidies would hurt middle class the most, experts sayDallas NewsWASHINGTON -- In a high stakes game of chicken, President Donald Trump is threatening to further destabilize the health insurance market unless GOP lawmakers try, again, to pass an Obamacare repeal bill. In the days following the Senate GOP's failure ...and more »

N. Carolina Dems 'Fired Up' as Party Reports Campaign Haul - U.S. News & World Report

N. Carolina Dems 'Fired Up' as Party Reports Campaign HaulU.S. News & World ReportThe North Carolina Democratic Party has a large, early fundraising advantage over the state Republican Party thanks to an intensive effort by Gov. Roy Cooper and others to try to take General Assembly control away from the GOP. July 31, 2017, at 6:07 p.m..and more »

New health care ideas, but path of passage iffy at best - Las Vegas Sun

New health care ideas, but path of passage iffy at bestLas Vegas SunWASHINGTON — Republican, Democratic and even bipartisan plans for reshaping parts of the Obama health care law are proliferating in Congress. But they have iffy prospects at best, and there were no signs Monday that GOP leaders have chosen a fresh ...and more »

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on congressional health care - The Advocate;

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on congressional health care - The Advocate

The AdvocateAP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on congressional health careThe AdvocatePresident Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, July 31, 2017, in Washington. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP. Image 2 of 3. FILE - In this Tuesday, July 25, 2017, photo, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine is ...and more »

'He's losing it fast': Republican predicts Trump will be 'out of office before the midterms' - Raw Story;

'He's losing it fast': Republican predicts Trump will be 'out of office before the midterms' - Raw Story

Raw Story'He's losing it fast': Republican predicts Trump will be 'out of office before the midterms'Raw StoryEconomist and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich revealed a shocking conversation he had with a former Republican member of Congress in a Facebook post Monday. The post, which was published before Anthony Scaramucci was removed as White ...and more »

Insurers just stepped in to avoid an Obamacare disaster - Washington Post;

Insurers just stepped in to avoid an Obamacare disaster - Washington Post

Washington PostInsurers just stepped in to avoid an Obamacare disasterWashington PostAs President Trump urges politicians to “let Obamacare implode,” suggesting that the law will unravel on its own and leave people across the country with no health-insurance options, states are finding their own ways to fill in the gaps in coverage for ...and more »

2 million views: See the viral video of senate reaction to McCain's thumbs-down health care vote - 10News;

2 million views: See the viral video of senate reaction to McCain's thumbs-down health care vote - 10News

10News2 million views: See the viral video of senate reaction to McCain's thumbs-down health care vote10NewsMore than 2 million views have been earned by a video in which the CNN Network broke down "19 seconds of drama" when Sen. John McCain cast his vote against the "skinny repeal" of Obamacare. Shortly before McCain entered the Senate chamber in the ...and more »

6 key mistakes media made in covering the health care debate - Media Matters for America (blog);

6 key mistakes media made in covering the health care debate - Media Matters for America (blog)

Media Matters for America (blog)6 key mistakes media made in covering the health care debateMedia Matters for America (blog)In the wee hours of the morning of July 28, Democrats, activists, and three Republican senators just barely thwarted the GOP's attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Ever since President Donald Trump pledged to make repealing the ...and more »

Trump is threatening a move that could make Obamacare implode and hurt lawmakers' coverage - Business Insider UK;

Trump is threatening a move that could make Obamacare implode and hurt lawmakers' coverage - Business Insider UK

Business Insider UKTrump is threatening a move that could make Obamacare implode and hurt lawmakers' coverageBusiness Insider UKDonald Trump Long Island cops police speech President Donald Trump during a speech about his proposed effort against the street gang MS-13 in Brentwood, New York, on Friday. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. On Friday, Senate Republicans' plan to overhaul ...and more »

Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies - Reuters;

Trump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidies - Reuters

ReutersTrump aims at insurers in battle over healthcare subsidiesReutersWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday took aim at the nation's health insurers in an escalating threat to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, after repeatedly urging Republican ...and more »

Editorial: Lack of GOP plan kills repeal; is fixing Obamacare the next step? - Addison County Independent

Editorial: Lack of GOP plan kills repeal; is fixing Obamacare the next step?Addison County IndependentWhat Republicans hopefully learned last Friday, after its last-ditch effort to repeal ObamaCare failed in the Senate, is that just being opposed to policy isn't enough. You have to also prepare a replacement policy that better serves the public. It was ...and more »

GOP's Base Not Ready to Give Up Fight Against 'Obamacare' - NBC Chicago;

GOP's Base Not Ready to Give Up Fight Against 'Obamacare' - NBC Chicago

NBC ChicagoGOP's Base Not Ready to Give Up Fight Against 'Obamacare'NBC ChicagoSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 27, 2017, after a vote as the Republican majority in Congress remains stymied by their inability to fulfill their political promise to ...and more »

Ron DeSantis: Congress will kill Obamacare if Trump kills lawmakers' subsidies - Washington Examiner;

Ron DeSantis: Congress will kill Obamacare if Trump kills lawmakers' subsidies - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerRon DeSantis: Congress will kill Obamacare if Trump kills lawmakers' subsidiesWashington ExaminerRep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., argued Monday that President Trump should follow through on his weekend threat and cancel all subsidies that federal lawmakers get to buy insurance under Obamacare. He also said killing lawmakers' subsidies might be the best ...and more »

Poll: Americans Want to Move On From Obamacare Repeal - Roll Call;

Poll: Americans Want to Move On From Obamacare Repeal - Roll Call

Roll CallPoll: Americans Want to Move On From Obamacare RepealRoll CallA new Retuers/Ipsos poll found that only 29 percent of Americans said health care reform was their top priority. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo). Kyle Stewart. Posted Jul 31, 2017 9:01 AM. Save for later. A majority of Americans want members of ...and more »

“Why Shouldn't It Hurt?” Trump Threatens to Begin Sabotaging Obamacare - Vanity Fair;

“Why Shouldn't It Hurt?” Trump Threatens to Begin Sabotaging Obamacare - Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair“Why Shouldn't It Hurt?” Trump Threatens to Begin Sabotaging ObamacareVanity FairDonald Trump will decide this week whether he will let Obamacare “implode,” Kellyanne Conway said dramatically on Fox News Sunday. “He's going to make that decision this week, and that's a decision that only he can make.” Trump's possible move ...and more »

Trump on healthcare: 'Why should Congress not be paying what public pays?' - The Hill;

Trump on healthcare: 'Why should Congress not be paying what public pays?' - The Hill

The HillTrump on healthcare: 'Why should Congress not be paying what public pays?'The HillPresident Trump on Monday blasted ObamaCare, saying the healthcare legislation is "hurting people" and questioning why Congress shouldn't be paying the same as the public. "If ObamaCare is hurting people, & it is, why shouldn't it hurt the insurance ...and more »

OPINION | McCain was right to block Senate's ObamaCare repeal plan - The Hill (blog);

OPINION | McCain was right to block Senate's ObamaCare repeal plan - The Hill (blog)

The Hill (blog)OPINION | McCain was right to block Senate's ObamaCare repeal planThe Hill (blog)With a last-ditch gimmick to get a "quick win" on repealing and replacing ObamaCare, Sen. John McCain · John McCainOPINION | Trump didn't cause our constitutional crisis — he's the reaction against it The Hill's 12:30 Report Drudge shares 'Trump in a ...and more »

Trump taunts Senate to act on health care as nominees wait - E&E News;

Trump taunts Senate to act on health care as nominees wait - E&E News

E&E NewsTrump taunts Senate to act on health care as nominees waitE&E News(Left to right) Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) moved forward last week with working into August, and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said his side would cooperate on getting some priorities done. C-SPAN. President Trump this ...and more »

The future of health care is uncertain - ABC17News.com;

The future of health care is uncertain - ABC17News.com

ABC17News.comThe future of health care is uncertainABC17News.comOver the weekend, Republicans were still reeling from their monumental loss after their plans to overhaul Obamacare were dashed in dramatic fashion. Some, including President Donald Trump, urged the Senate to try again. "Unless the Republican senators ...and more »

New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fix - Newburgh Gazette;

New Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fix - Newburgh Gazette

Newburgh GazetteNew Hampshire Democrats, Republicans demand health care fixNewburgh GazetteThe president began the day after firing Reince Priebus, the former Republican National Committee chairman with relationships on Capitol Hill, by attacking his party's Senate GOP caucus after its members failed to pass a health overhaul bill. The ...and more »