Obamacare

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

Here Are The 13 Republicans Who Voted Against The House Tax Plan (Video)

The looming GOP tax reform bill cleared the first stage Thursday when it passed in the House of Representatives 227 to 205. Yet, as it now makes its way to the Senate for consideration and revision, let’s take a few minutes to acknowledge the 13 Republican lawmakers who rejected it. For a bill that was sold […]

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re at it again. As if the proposed Senate Republican tax plan did not put enough targets on average Americans’ backs, according to multiple reports, the revised bill includes another insult: repeal the Affordable Care Act’s, aka Obamacare, individual mandate. The individual mandate is the most controversial part of former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. It requires all […]

Thanks To Senate Democrats, Obamacare Is Saved Again–Until The Next Fight (Video)

Thanks To Senate Democrats, Obamacare Is Saved Again–Until The Next Fight (Video)

Sometimes, even in these precarious times of stress and uncertainty, there is cause to breathe an occasional sigh of relief. Some bad news from late last week was that President Donald Trump issued an executive order ending subsidies that currently allow low-income Americans to purchase healthcare from the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) marketplace exchange. Blaming […]

Trump Uses Executive Order To Undermine Healthcare (Video)

Trump Uses Executive Order To Undermine Healthcare (Video)

Republicans failed yet again to “repeal and replace” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, with the “Graham-Cassidy-Johnson-Heller” health care bill last month. In response, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) told President Donald Trump repeal and replace is “off the table.” Now it seems the president is hell bent on using […]

Schumer To Trump: Repeal And Replace Is ‘Off The Table’ (Video)

Schumer To Trump: Repeal And Replace Is ‘Off The Table’ (Video)

It has been almost one year since Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States, and nine months since he took office. In that amount of time, Trump has accomplished none of the major campaign promises he vowed to his base on the campaign trail. For progressives and his other opponents, this […]

Behind Closed Doors, Trump Is Childishly Mocking Lawmakers (TWEETS)

Behind Closed Doors, Trump Is Childishly Mocking Lawmakers (TWEETS)

President Donald Trump is seemingly losing whatever little impulse control he had before, behaving in childish ways behind closed doors. Axios reports that Trump has taken to mimicking the mannerisms of some top lawmakers he has been at odds with in recent weeks, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. John McCain. The president […]

BREAKING: Susan Collins Leaves Trumpcare Dead In The Water (VIDEO/TWEET)

BREAKING: Susan Collins Leaves Trumpcare Dead In The Water (VIDEO/TWEET)

Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump’s attempt to bully the NFL into submission failed spectacularly, he suffered an even more crushing defeat. The Republican attempt to ram a repeal of the Affordable Care Act through the Senate went down in flames on Monday night when Susan Collins of Maine announced her opposition. Maine’s senior […]

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

BREAKING: John McCain Puts Trumpcare On Life Support (TWEETS)

The Republicans’ hopes of repealing the Affordable Care Act this year suffered a potentially fatal blow on Friday afternoon, when Senator John McCain announced he would oppose a last-ditch effort to ram a repeal measure through the Senate. Rather than try to get a repeal measure past an all-but-certain Democratic filibuster, Mitch McConnell and friends […]

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

Chuck Grassley Says He Has ‘Responsibility’ To Vote For Cruel Trumpcare Bill (TWEETS)

In recent years, those of us who cut our political teeth during the Clinton years have come to believe that there is a certain element in the Republican base who will not accept a Democratic president as legitimate–whether he or she is white, black, or polka-dotted. The Obama years served as confirmation of this several […]

WATCH Chris Cuomo SHUT DOWN A Trump Official For His Healthcare Double-Talk

WATCH Chris Cuomo SHUT DOWN A Trump Official For His Healthcare Double-Talk

Ever since the failure of the Senate to pass their cruel repeal and replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), President Trump has been saying he’ll let the health insurance marketplace collapse and then Democrats will be forced to negotiate a solution. But on CNN Wednesday morning, it quickly became clear that the […]

Trump To Senate: Drop Everything And Repeal Obamacare NOW (VIDEOS/TWEET)

Trump To Senate: Drop Everything And Repeal Obamacare NOW (VIDEOS/TWEET)

It’s been amply established that Donald Trump is a slow learner. But this weekend gave us a revealing idea of just how behind the curve the Donald really is. After seeing not one, not two, but three attempts to repeal Obamacare fail and fail bigly, Trump demanded that the Senate try again–and everything else be […]

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Murkowski Calls Trump’s Bluff – Takes His Threats And Doubles Down (VIDEO)

Although Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) has received much of the media attention for stopping the Republicans’ plan to eliminate healthcare for millions of people, he is not the only Republican who stood up to President Donald Trump and his crew of flunkies. Two other Republican Senators, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) also voted […]

WATCH The Whiny ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gripe About The Failure To Repeal Obamacare

WATCH The Whiny ‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Gripe About The Failure To Repeal Obamacare

The airheads at the Fox News show Fox & Friends were in a deep funk Friday morning as they reported on the failure of the GOP-controlled Senate to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. But as soon as they started talking, it became painfully clear that they didn’t understand a damn […]

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

Senate Shoots Down ObamaCare Repeal-Only Plan (VIDEO)

The Senate rejected a proposal by Republican legislators Wednesday to repeal ObamaCare, signifying yet another failure by the Republican Party in its long battle to dismantle the landmark legislation that was championed by President Barack Obama. The measure was opposed by seven Republicans, with the vote winding up at 45-55, CNN reports. The proposal, an amendment […]

Conservatives Playing The Blame Game Over Trumpcare Failure (VIDEO)

Conservatives Playing The Blame Game Over Trumpcare Failure (VIDEO)

After the latest collapse of the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, the conservative media is starting to get mighty frustrated. This week the Senate Republicans failed to get enough votes to pass the much-maligned healthcare plan known as Trumpcare version 2.0, with members of the GOP across the philosophical spectrum expressing doubts of […]

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Rand Paul Warns That TrumpMcConnellCare Has ‘Fundamental Flaw’ (TWEET)

Late Saturday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that he won’t bring up the latest incarnation of the Republican effort to replace Obamacare until John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from his right eye. It’s not as if McConnell had a choice. Within hours of the bill being unveiled three days […]

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

Pat Toomey Reveals That No Repubs Expected Trump To Win Either (VIDEO)

It’s no secret that the Democrats were caught completely unawares by Donald Trump’s upset victory. But it turns out that all the Republican gloating about the polls being very, very wrong was just for the cameras. Over the long Fourth of July weekend, a Republican Senator admitted that almost no one in his party expected […]

The AHCA Funding For Substance Abuse Treatment Is ‘A Joke’ (VIDEO)

The AHCA Funding For Substance Abuse Treatment Is ‘A Joke’ (VIDEO)

One of the most significant impacts of the The American Health Care Act – the GOP’s long-promised effort to do away with Obamacare – would be its effect on drug treatment centers and drug addicts. If the Senate passes the AHCA, drug treatment centers and substance abuse programs across the country would see widespread budget […]

Emotional Trump Voter Says If GOP Healthcare Bill Passes, His Family ‘Won’t Be Insured’ (VIDEO)

Emotional Trump Voter Says If GOP Healthcare Bill Passes, His Family ‘Won’t Be Insured’ (VIDEO)

Now that all the details of the Senate healthcare bill have been revealed and the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has given their estimate that at least 22 million Americans will lose health insurance under Trumpcare, even those who voted for President Trump are realizing that they may soon be without coverage. One of those Trump […]

WATCH: Hypocrite Mitch McConnell Told Us What’s Wrong With Trumpcare… Back In 2010

WATCH: Hypocrite Mitch McConnell Told Us What’s Wrong With Trumpcare… Back In 2010

If you can give Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) credit for anything, it should be for his ability to be a shameless hypocrite in any situation. This is a man who made a political career standing in opposition to practically everything former President Barack Obama did, only to turn around and whine about Democrats resisting anything […]

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