Tag: Affordable Care Act

Will Obamacare Ever Be Safe?

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch of Utah held a hearing on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill yesterday despite declaring “Everybody knows that’s going to fail.” So, why did he bother? Here’s about 95% of the explanation. Senate Majority Whip…

The Danger to Obamacare is Real

In this case, the Democrats are correct. The reason that House Speaker Paul Ryan and the White House are loudly signaling that they have no interest in pursuing the bipartisan negotiations between Senate HELP Committee leaders Lamar Alexander and Patty…

A Few Reasons to Impeach the President

Here’s one reason to impeach the president: Amid pleas from Republicans and Democrats for the parties to begin work on a bipartisan health care bill, President Donald Trump and White House officials on Friday doubled down on his call to…

Chris Cillizza: the High Priest of Higher Broderism

Here’s something from Chris Cillizza that can be nominated for most unintentionally ironic column of the year. When House Republicans secured their 216th “yes” on the American Health Care Act Thursday, Democrats immediately began taunting their across-the-aisle rivals. “Na Na…

TrumpCare is ChumpCare

President Trump sent White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney down to Capitol Hill last night with an ultimatum to pass the health care reform bill or forever keep their peace. The meeting didn’t go well but it did have its…