toptestmotor.com
toptestmotor.com Noviembre 14, 2019


Huckabee Sanders: Democrats Responsible for Health Reform Failure

19 Julio 2017, 07:30 | Bibiana Flor

Huckabee Sanders: Democrats Responsible for Health Reform Failure

Donald Trump,Mike Pence

He urged Senate GOP leaders to abandon efforts to repeal Obamacare and take a more bipartisan approach to the issue of improving health care.

So far, however, Republican defections have undone each attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare, despite seven years of unified opposition to Obama's healthcare law.

Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, McConnell emphasized that his proposal is the same as the vote held to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2015.

Republican Sens. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska already have come out against repealing without a replacement.

The repeal-only bill, however, also lacks the votes to pass, as was the case at the beginning of the year. "We'll let Obamacare fail and then the Democrats are going to come to us".

Donald Trump pledged Tuesday morning that the nation will eventually have a working substitute for the teetering Obamacare system, hours after a prohibitive number of Republican senators withdrew from a plan to replace it.

Replacement plan efforts died when four senators said they would vote no on the revised Better Care Reconciliation Act, a replacement plan that took two months to craft.

If Senate Republicans can't round up the votes to repeal the health care law, they have several options.

This failure is proof "that the core of this bill is unworkable", said top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer. But it's all about trying to make sure that we fulfill those campaign promises, and I'm still very confident that we will get it done.

At the time, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that the repeal would lead to 18 million people losing their health insurance in the first year following enactment of the bill, with premiums increasing 20 to 25 percent.

"Were going to find out if there's hypocrisy in the United States Senate in the next few days I'm afraid", said Sen. He said that with such a plan, "Democrats are going to come to us".

"I don't know where any of my colleagues will go", he said.

To avoid a repeat of this week's failure, Trump said he would work hard to elect more Republicans to the Senate in 2018 to increase the GOP majority. Some, including U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Laurens, called for a full repeal of Obamacare without a replacement plan.

Herman Cain had some harsh words for those who are calling for lawmakers to come together to fix ObamaCare.

"It's also shown us some of the limits of legislating with an inexperienced president in the White House and an unpopular president in the White House", said Molly Reynolds of the Washington-based Brookings Institution.



Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Trump's six-month approval rating falls to a record low
Trump , who has spent the weekend at his private golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, attempted to downplay the poll's findings. Humiliating polls have been a constant of his presidency - even before he officially assumed office.

Apple celebrates World Emoji Day with new emoticons
Apple's last big emoji update came earlier this year when they announced 72 new characters arriving in iOS 10.2. If smiley faces are your thing, new ones include an Exploding Head and a Star-Struck smiley.

Roger Federer had wild night celebrating Wimbledon title
Federer skipped the clay-court circuit, missing the French Open again, to be in top shape for the grass courts he loves so dearly. In a post-match press conference, when asked who she would prefer to dance with at the dinner, Muguruza said: "Roger".

USMNT vs El Salvador — Soccer TV
It could possibly lead to them fearing to make a mistake or try something that is out of their respective comfort zone. Panama are organized, energetic and attack with a purpose, making them serious threats against any CONCACAF opponent.

AC Milan confirm interest in Chelsea target Alvaro Morata
In your opinion, is Schmeichel good enough to replace David De Gea? "Buying Bonucci is a signal for the future". With this salary, he could be the Italian league's highest paid footballer.

Minneapolis mayor seeks answers in fatal police shooting of bride-to-be
Zach Damond, 22, said Damond was engaged to marry his father, Don Damond , in August, although she had already taken his name. Damond's relatives, meanwhile, have pleaded for any information about what happened before she was shot and killed.

President Donald Trump Still Calling Russian Story "Hoax"
A political brawl is brewing in Washington that doesn't involve Republicans fighting Democrats or liberals battling conservatives. Now one former ethics lawyer says the United States might as well give Putin security clearance if Kushner gets to keep his.

Venezuela Opposition calls nationwide strike against Maduro
Venezuela's Opposition, invigorated by the voter support and the worldwide reactions, clearly was keen to seize the moment. Fajardo said she has hope that this unofficial election will show the voice of Venezuelans everywhere.

Abbott calls property tax relief a top priority for special session
In 2003, 52 House Democrats left for Ardmore, Oklahoma, to prevent the passage of a mid-decade redistricting plan. House Speaker Joe Straus has strongly opposed these bills and has sided with business leaders.

United States slaps Iranians with sanctions over 'malign' activity
Tillerson has said his goal is a new deal, or at least significant provisions to strengthen the existing one. He chose not to elaborate on the issue until the State Department's full statement regarding the Iran deal.