Rep. Daniel Donovan will vote 'no' on Obamacare repeal without a replacement
Mar 01, 2017, 00:36
Governors from across the country personally appealed to Capitol Hill lawmakers on Monday for "flexibility" as Washington Republicans weigh how to overhaul the Affordable Care Act - capping a critical weekend of meetings on the issue among lawmakers, White House officials and insurance CEOs.
Earlier this month, a draft of a Republican Obamacare replacement plan leaked to the press - and it was nearly immediately panned by the conservative House Freedom Caucus for supposedly being too liberal. The leaked draft shows Republicans also plan to end the law's individual mandate but create new penalties for people who lack health insurance coverage.
When asked whether he would vote no on a repeal bill unless there was a replacement tied to it, he said, "Absolutely". Republicans now say that their approach would provide "universal access" to affordable health care, but without guaranteeing that everyone currently enrolled can hang on to their insurance. Trump said that he was moving "very quickly" on an Obamacare repeal and replacement plan.
That's a pretty big promise to try and live up to, and as Oliver has pointed out, the clock is now ticking for republicans to get something done. It also subsidizes out-of-pocket expenses such as deductibles for people with low incomes.
Since that legislation was passed seven years ago, Republicans have vowed to dismantle it if given the chance.
Hospital stocks sold off after the November 8 presidential election of Trump, but they gained some ground at the start of 2017, as investors set aside concerns about an immediate dismantling of the program.
Church plans Ash Wednesday drive-thru
A Christian think tank says an LGBT advocacy group is attempting to politicize the beginning of the 40-day Lenten season. The " Glitter Ash Wednesday" initiative was created by the NY faith-based organization "Parity".
The "let it be a disaster" thing could actually be emerging as a real option, because with avowed Obamacare hater Tom Price installed as secretary of Health and Human Services, Trump's administration is in a position to severely undercut the law.
On top of the Congressional defections, the group FreedomWorks has announced their opposition to the GOP's repeal and replace plan.
"That's what we told the voters we needed to do". Reporter: It's extraordinary. The white house only released six names of people that would be in the first lady's box fully half of them, three are people who family members have been killed by undocumented immigrants, clearly that's going to be a major theme, tough border enforcement.
The House plan drafted by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other GOP leaders may be formally introduced as early as Monday when Congress returns from a week-long recess. He said it is simply another "entitlement with a Republican stamp on it".
The law expanded health care coverage to about 20 million people, aiding hospitals by reducing the number of uninsured patients who could not pay bills.
It is expected that forces from the Counter Terrorism Service will once again play a key role in the push into western Mosul. Iraqi rapid response forces are seen through a shattered glass window of a military vehicle south of Mosul on Monday.
They will discuss border security, law-enforcement cooperation, trade and other issues, the State Department said. The relations between Mexico and the United States were chilly long before disclosure of the deportation plan.
Though Bishop makes Los Angeles deeper in goal, there are some questions on whether he was really what they needed most. The Los Angeles Kings have acquired goaltender Ben Bishop from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday.
One captain in Iraq's emergency response division told the BBC inside western Mosul: "We very close to liberating Mosul". Iraqi officials said they had information that recent attacks in Baghdad had been organised from inside Syria.
Three are in what's called the star's " habitable zone ", an area where they're neither too hot or too cold to have liquid water. The system of planets is located 40 light-years (235 trillion miles) from Earth and they lie in the Aquarius constellation .
FLO holds price to earnings ratio of 24.68 that presents much better indication for a stock's value than the market price alone. Also, VP John Douglas Field sold 1,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 10th.
Maplelane Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bloomin' Brands during the second quarter worth approximately $7,550,000. The share price of Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) was down -3.99% during the last trading session, with a day high of 17.52.
Between 2009 and 2014, settlements in the Palestinian occupied areas have expanded by at least 23% under Netanyahu's leadership. The move went against the prime minister's stated goal of involving Arab countries in resolving the conflict.
Tag for Berry and Poe to FA?
Ian Rappaport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Chiefs are working to make Berry the highest-paid safety in the NFL . Charles subsequently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and Spencer Ware closed out the season as the Chiefs' feature back.
Kyle Lowry to have wrist surgery, likely gone until playoffs
This injury could potentially be devastating for a Raptors team hoping to remain a legitimate contender in the Eastern Conference. DeRozan's now fifth in the National Basketball Association in scoring this season, averaging 27.7 points per game.
Iraq forces reach key Mosul bridge
The U.S. -led global coalition against the Islamic State carried out dozens of airstrikes on Monday, Iraqi officials said. In Iraq, more than a thousand civilians have fled western Mosul as Iraqi troops push deeper into ISIL held areas.
Christian writer accuses Lego Batman Movie of "gay propaganda"
The closest thing to a Boy Wonder appearance Nolan gave to fans was Joseph Gordon Levitt's John Blake in " The Dark Knight Rises". McKay is now in negotiations to direct the live-action film which is based on DC Comics, with Bill Dubuque writing the script.
Apple Watch Series 3 To Use New Touch Panels
Apple says its watches now are designed for 18 hours of battery life , though performance varies based on how you use the watch. Such technology could be delivered by Hong-Kong based Biel Crystal Manufactory or Taiwanese-based General Interface Solution.
Bale returns, helps Real bolster lead
Gareth Bale was named on the bench after recovering from injury, while Keylor Navas , Luka Modric and Karim Benzema were rested. Real Madrid have held a training session ahead of their upcoming match in the Spanish La Liga .