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June 22, 2017

Senate Healthcare Bill Summarized

The Good News? It's way different than the “mean” (in Trump's words) House bill.

The Bad News? It still takes aways a lot of what the ACA (i.e., Obamacare) brought to the table. This will hurt a lot of poor people.

The Best News: Rich people got a bigass tax cut! YAY!

“Let them eat cake.”

It makes significant changes to the House bill, but still ends the ACA's taxes, mandates and Medicaid expansion.


Source: The Senate health bill is out. Here's your speed read – Axios

May 8, 2017

On Health Care, Can Mitch McConnell Ultimately Save Paul Ryan, President Trump And The GOP?

I'm going out on a limb here — The Senate will PASS an Obamacare replacement.

And now we're all fucked.

The leaders and rank-and-file of the House know that what they have done so far is not yet law. It may not even qualify as a rough draft. Giant steps remain, and some in the GOP may well be grateful.


Source: On Health Care, Can Mitch McConnell Ultimately Save Paul Ryan, President Trump And The GOP? : NPR