Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'
Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'
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23 June, 2017, 18:44
If legislation is to prevail in the Senate, McConnell can lose the support of only two of his 52 Republicans, assuming all 48 Democrats and independents oppose the bill, as expected. Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah, and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin.
Four Republican senators say they can not vote for the party's plan to replace the law commonly known as Obamacare, but not because it's too tough.
The House approved its version of the bill last month.
The Senate version of the bill proposes heavy cuts to Medicaid funding, gives states the right to weaken protections for pre-existing conditions, temporarily cuts funding to Planned Parenthood, and repeals taxes on wealthier Americans that were used to fund numerous Affordable Care Act's provisions. It would eliminate taxes on the wealthy and insurance companies, but keep a provision that allows parents to keep their children on their insurance plans until age 26.
"The Medicaid cuts are even more draconian that the House bill was, though they take effect more gradually than the House bill did", Pearson says. Home-state governors, including Republicans, have lobbied to avoid the kind of Medicaid cuts the GOP Congress is proposing.
Those similarities could make it easier for Republicans in the Senate and House when they begin negotiations on one, unified bill that would head to the President's desk.
"It's going to be very good", President Donald Trump told reporters. What was helpful to us, that we didn't have Senate leadership playing armchair quarterback with us.
AVIK ROY: The bill will encourage a lot more of those individuals to buy health insurance. He said it provides more money for hospitals that serve low-income residents who don't have insurance and provides new funding for opioid abuse issues.
It's no surprise that Obama came out against the bill, which would eviscerate his signature health care legislation.
However, she did let Todd know that while she is expressing severe reservations right now, she will wait until the Congressional Budget Officereleases its score of the bill next week. (See the exchange-implosion map here.) In short, the GOP Senate bill leaves in place what is arguably Obamacare's worst feature. For Alaska, the effects could be enormous as 10.3% of the population is in poverty and 26.4% have no health insurance, according to "Talk poverty".
We have a great team spirit. "There wasn't a lot in it tonight, it was very close", New Zealand coach Anthony Hudson said. Stay tuned to playcaper for latest updates on match day! "The game against Mexico feels like a final", Cherchesov said.
That being said, this seems like a game to much for Australia and I think that they will be comfortably beaten by the Germans. The Socceroos did level matters against the run of play in the 41st minute courtesy of a close range effort from Tom Rogic.
But it seems the Real Madrid president has set the ball rolling to make sure that Ronaldo continues at the Bernabeu next season. Manchester United manager is facing a probe into his tax affairs during his time as Real Madrid boss.
According to CompuBox punch statistics, Ward landed only 80 of 238 punches (34 percent); Kovalev landed 95 of 407 (23 percent). Kovalev was visibly exhausted and breathing from his both, which was caused by the sustained attack to the body from Ward .
The Cuban government has made clear it will not be pressured into reforms in exchange for further engagement with Washington . Trump believes many of Obama's efforts undermine US and Cuban economic interests, as well as national security.
TENAA list the new flip phone as a Samsung device running on the Android operating system, as reported by Android Headlines . The dual-SIM smartphone has 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.
India eventually collapsed to 158 all out as they suffered their heaviest defeat in terms of runs in 129 ODIs against Pakistan. To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M.
Duplantis, who comes from a family of track and field stars, never slowed down and raced all the way around the bases to score. We have a lot of respect for (OSU) Coach (Pat) Casey and his staff, and I expect that this game will be a complete blast.
South Korea's Defense Ministry said the bombers engaged in routine exercises with its fighter jets aimed at deterring the North. Following the death of 22-year-old college student Otto Warmbier, Americans' ability to travel to North Korea could change.
Teams were allowed to protect only one goaltender from the draft. "Obviously we have a great group of guys and great chemistry". Vegas is still widely expected to select Fleury, making him their first starting goalie and potential face of the franchise.
Ryan then moved on to talk about the company's other great rival, Mircosoft, who finally unveiled Xbox One X to the world at E3. For one, it boasts of powering 4K games, which means it uses high-end technology.
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Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker
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Portugal and Mexico draw 2-2 in Confederations Cup
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Brooks Koepka wins US Open
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Pakistan crush India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy
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