175: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of June 26, 2017
Doctors, Hospitals, Patient Groups, Seniors’ Groups, and Many Others Are Opposing the Senate Trumpcare Bill
Response to the Senate version of Trumpcare has been swift and harsh. Physicians, hospitals, seniors’ groups, patient groups, women’s health groups, consumer groups, faith leaders, and others have come out against the Senate Trumpcare bill.
The Senate GOP version of Trumpcare, much like the one House Republicans passed, is nothing more than a massive tax cut for the wealthy at the expense of the health of hard-working American families. Both the House and Senate versions would pay for… Continue
On the day of his Inauguration, President Trump promised to create 25 million new jobs in the U.S. with his ‘Buy American, Hire American’ rule. But five months into his presidency, hundreds of jobs that Trump promised to keep in America are… Continue
Here we go again with the hollow weekly themes. This time, it’s the White House’s ‘tech week,’ and President Trump heads to Iowa to talk about agriculture and internet access in rural communities. Oh, the irony. Reality is, Trump’s budget would: Eliminate… Continue
As Speaker Ryan moves to the question and answer portion of his ‘major’ tax reform speech, we have some questions: Where are President Trump’s tax returns? What happened to ‘At some point I’ll release it’? By blatantly refusing to reveal his tax… Continue
Speaker Ryan in his big tax reform speech: “Transformational tax reform can be done, and we are moving forward. Full speed ahead.” President Trump in the WH Rose Garden: “Our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing… Continue
Almost exactly a year to the day after Speaker Ryan’s last ‘major’ speech on tax reform that lacked details or any specifics, the Speaker is going for a repeat performance. In his remarks today, Speaker Ryan will offer few details: “According to… Continue
As Senate Republicans work secretly in back rooms on their version of Trumpcare, no one seems to know what’s in it. It’s being crafted with such secrecy, even HHS Secretary Tom Price has not seen the bill. And it turns out, we’re… Continue
On MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, Leader Pelosi Echos the Call for Unity In Wake of Congressional Shooting
Today, Leader Pelosi joined Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss the need to come together in support of Whip Steve Scalise and the other victims of the shooting that took place at the Congressional baseball practice in Virginia. She highlighted the heroism of the Capitol Police, and said that everyone will be on Team Scalise during the Congressional Baseball game tonight.