President Trump loves to tout the economy as ‘the best economy the country’s ever had.’
525: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of June 11, 2018
The Trump Administration’s cynical assault of Americans’ health care has reached a stunning new low.
The Department of Justice will now argue in court that the Affordable Care Act’s provisions preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for pre-existing conditions should be struck down – destroying key, life-saving protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions.
53 years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Griswold v. Connecticut – legalizing birth control and recognizing women’s right to privacy in family planning decisions.
However, over a half-century later, the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress are championing policies to restrict women’s access to contraception both in the U.S. and around the world.
Republicans have spent the entire Congress trying to undermine Americans’ health care.
And after ignoring repeated warnings from non-partisan experts, the Trump Administration and GOP in Congress continue their sabotage of the Affordable Care Act – needlessly increasing the cost of health care across the nation. From the Washington Post Editorial Board:
On what was actually his 501st day in office, President Trump celebrated with a self-congratulatory tweet touting the ‘Best Economy & Jobs EVER.’
In one promise after another, President Trump – aka the self-proclaimed ‘king of debt’ – told the American people that his Administration would ‘get rid of’ trillions of dollars of debt.
ATTENTION: A new Gallup poll reveals the American people give the Trump Administration the lowest-ever ethics rating given to a White House.
Tonight, Leader Pelosi joined Chris Cuomo for CNN’s Live Pelosi Town Hall. The Leader spoke about the Democrats’ bold economic agenda for the future A Better Deal: Better Jobs, Better Wages, Better Future which aims to increase wages, while lowering costs for hard-working families. She highlighted the energy throughout the country mobilizing in support of this alternative to the GOP’s raw deal.
However, in the first year of the Trump Administration, 16 of the 20 most-used prescription drugs in the U.S. actually soared in price by mostly double digits, generating a jaw-dropping $81.8 billion for big pharma and forcing sick Americans to pay more for their prescription drugs.