Trump signals support for another run at repealing Obamacare
- Author: Leroy Wright Apr 01, 2017,
Apr 01, 2017, 18:08
"Many Republicans just want repeal", Senator Dick Durbin of IL, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, told MSNBC Thursday.
"Let's get the process right now", said Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a member of the staunchly conservative House Freedom Caucus.
Republicans are having problems governing because they are not united on basic principles.
"He is on a Medicaid waiver that will pay for his adult day care, and I'm scared expenses are going to be cut for the program", she said.
Among the hard-line House Republicans in the Freedom Caucus who opposed the bill are Rep. Mark Meadows, R-North Carolina, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nevada, Rep. Ted Budd, R-North Carolina, Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, Rep. Raúl Labrador, R-Idaho, Rep. Justin Amash, R-Michigan, and several others. "If you think this is complicated and controversial, wait 'til we get into tax reform".
White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Obamacare (ACA) in our rural communities has stabilized our health care systems.
Ryan hinted that the party could move forward but that moderates and conservatives must bridge their differences.
Two Republican lawmakers say that leaders are discussing holding a vote, even staying into the weekend if necessary, but it's unclear what changes would be made to the GOP's health bill.
"The health care thing, which they have been fighting for over seven years, the repeal and replace, died yesterday", he said.
Name SearchWatch Service' Paul Ryan's plan, which they saw as still giving government too much power over health care. Some conservative Republicans who did not vote for the president's plan. "The government shouldn't tell you what you must do with your life, with your healthcare", he said.
In a shift in strategy, Democrats signaled at least a possible opening for negotiations. At a recent town hall meeting, he told constituents he would vote against Ryan's bill, though his office stated prior to the scheduled vote last Friday that he wasn't a definite "no".
Man put the Affordable Care Act together, not God. "It would be my hope to create a list of priorities to engage with our colleagues, with social media and advocacy groups, and perhaps even with the President".
"Because we've all been promising - Democrat, Republican, we've all been promising that to the American people". "Nancy (Pelosi) and I see things very, very differently". The moment isn't ripe for national movement on progressive issues, but it is ripe for reclaiming democracy through legislation that serves the majority of this country; those that care more about shared values than political power.