One of the biggest losses in the Trump era hasn’t just been common decency, civil discourse or some semblance of global respect. We all knew those Ls were coming when Donald Trump won the Republican presidential nomination.
A report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that since 1999, the life expectancy for black Americans has improved dramatically, and the mortality gap between white and black Americans has been cut in half.
House Democrats taunted their Republican counterparts as GOP representatives passed a bill that would erase the signature legislation of the Obama administration and replace it with a tax break for the wealthiest Americans and simultaneously karate-chop 24 million Americans in their soon-to-be uninsured throats.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is a horrible person. During an appearance on CNN on Tuesday, the horrible Chaffetz was being challenged on House Republicans’ newly released proposed health care bill, the American Health Care Act.
On Monday the man we elected (and by “we,” you know who I mean) to solve America’s problems and make the country great again emerged from a meeting with the nation’s governors glassy-eyed, as if he had just been told he was going to have to take an IQ test or get hooked up to a lie detector.
Ohio Republican and former House Speaker John Boehner told attendees at an Orlando health care conference Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, “is not going to happen.”
According to a report released by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday, repealing portions of the Affordable Care Act would cause 18 million people to lose their coverage in the first year, and that number would increase to 32 million by the year 2026.