Senate Republicans are planning to bring their latest version of Trumpcare (Graham-Cassidy bill) to the floor for a vote next week – putting millions of American families at risk of losing access to affordable health care. With shattering consequences of higher health costs for less coverage, gutting key protections, a crushing age tax, and stealing from Medicaid, hard-working people will suffer just so Republicans can hand massive tax breaks to the rich and corporations.
Insurers, Bipartisan Governors, Physicians, Hospitals, Seniors, Etc. Oppose Latest Version of Trumpcare, Graham-Cassidy
After numerous failures to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Republicans have revived Trumpcare and made it worse than ever. Under the Graham-Cassidy bill, veterans, seniors, working families, women, Americans with pre-existing conditions and rural communities will suffer just so Republicans can hand tax breaks to the wealthiest.
Remember when Sen. Mitch McConnell said Senate Republicans would ‘move on’ after multiple failures to ‘repeal and replace’ the ACA? Well, apparently not.
The Trumpcare zombie is back yet again – this time as the Graham-Cassidy bill. With this proposal, Senate Republicans are setting out to pursue another heartless, cruel attempt to strip millions of hard-working American families of affordable health care with:
Three months ago Speaker Ryan gave his first ‘major’ tax reform speech in which he lamented: “We haven’t addressed this issue since then. 1986. It’s the year I got my driver’s license. This is the last time we addressed our tax system.”
You’d think with all that time to ponder the issue, Speaker Ryan and House Republican leaders would be farther along on an actual plan than they are now … which is nowhere. And ahead of Speaker Ryan’s AP Newsmakers interview, we’re not holding our breath for a solution.
Following President Trump’s heartless decision to terminate the DACA initiative and turn his back on vulnerable young immigrants, faith groups across the country have joined together to call on Congress for the immediate passage of the DREAM Act. Religious organizations know that… Continue
250: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of September 9, 2017
The Trump Administration’s cruel, inhumane decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has thrown the lives and futures of 800,000 DREAMers and their families into fearful disarray, chaos and uncertainty.
Editorial boards across the country have slammed the decision to terminate DACA and called on Congress to act swiftly to pass the DREAM Act and immediately protect our country’s courageous, patriotic DREAMers. While House Republicans have acted three times this week to block an up-or-down vote, House Democrats will fight relentlessly to pass the DREAM Act.
I’m Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham from the beautiful state of New Mexico, and I have the honor of serving as the Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
“We want America to wake up on New Year’s Day 2018 with a new tax system.” – Speaker Ryan this AM on tax reform Reality check: The Republican tax vision from Speaker Ryan is nothing but another tax cut for the wealthiest… Continue
Speaker Ryan on the Trump Administration’s cruel, inhumane termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative:
“It is my hope … that those who have done nothing wrong can still contribute as a valued part of this great country.”