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The Latest News about Obamacare repeal

Obamacare repeal or repeal and replacement has been a promise made by Republicans since 2009. We track the progress or lack there of, made by the GOP.

Tax Shelter – A.F. Branco Cartoon

Tax Shelter

The GOP can not live by tax cuts alone and may pay a heavy price for not repealing and replacing Obamacare. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017. A.F.Branco Coffee Table Book <—- Order Here!

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Where is the GOP Refund Window?

Scott Daugherty of the Virginian-Pilot has discovered a lawsuit that may make a conservative folk hero out of the lawyer/plaintiff. Bob Heghmann, a 70–year–old retired lawyer who lives in Virginia Beach, VA, has filed a lawsuit in federal court charging the national and Virginia Republican parties with more than simple bad faith failure to repeal Obamacare, as Republicans had promised ...

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Trump Tries Again On Healthcare and Taxes

President Donald Trump recently met with Democrat leaders in an attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare since his own party wouldn’t do it after saying they would for seven years if given the house, senate, and presidency. The American people voted them in and they voted it down thanks to the likes of RINO never-Trumpers Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and ...

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Trump Offers Dems a Deal on Healthcare, Schumer Says Obamacare ‘Off the Table’

Trump on phone

President Donald Trump called Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Friday to see if Democrats would be willing to work out a deal to replace Obama’s failing healthcare law. Schumer (D-NY) told him that doing so is “off the table.” Americans are suffering under the oppressive premium increases and terrible healthcare plans Obamacare has thrust upon them. Families have had to ...

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Sen. Collins Says ‘No’ to Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill Effectively Killing Effort

Susan Collins

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) has come out in opposition to the current GOP health care bill making her the third Republican to do so and killing any hope for a fix this year. Collins released a written statement saying that the Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill “is a moving target.” “Today, we find out that there is now a fourth version of ...

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Physician Group Slams McCain for Failure to Repeal Obamacare

John McCain

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 25, 2017  –PRN– Arizona’s senior senator John McCain, who campaigned vigorously on a promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or ObamaCare), is now a hero of the Democrats for his one-man blockade of the Republicans’ latest effort to make slight modifications in ACA, stated the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). “He is making the process the ...

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Repeal of Obamacare is dead; up next: Fix Obamacare

What's Left

In an epic establishment GOP failure, repeal of Obamacare is gone. For the next 14 months, Republicans will promote the repair of Obama’s failing health care law exactly as Democrats have demanded for months and failed to do for years. Families struggling under the weight of massive premium increases and astronomical deductibles will get no relief, but politicians will improve ...

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Losing the House to Win the Future

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is worried about the failure of Republican governing reality not match Republican campaign rhetoric. Newt told Fox News, “I would say the highest focus ought to be on getting the tax bill through because if we don’t have economic growth next year, I think we’re in real danger of having Speaker Nancy Pelosi.” Big time ...

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McCain kills Obamacare repeal with a single vote

John McCain

The Republican effort to pass Obamacare repeal has been put to a stop as Senator John McCain joined two other hold outs early Friday morning to kill the stripped down version known as the skinny repeal. “This is clearly a disappointing moment,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said after the vote. “It’s time to move on.” President Donald Trump posted ...

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What’s in the GOP “Skinny Repeal” Bill

Republicans released late Thursday their latest attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare in the form of an amendment nicknamed “skinny repeal.” The amendment to H.R. 1628, The American Health Care Act, is called Health Care Freedom Act and repeals mandates that required individuals to buy insurance they didn’t want and forced business to provide insurance they could not afford.  But, ...

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Republican “Skinny Repeal” [full text]

Skinny Repeal

MCG17700 S.L.C. AMENDMENT NO.llll Calendar No.lll Purpose: In the nature of a substitute. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—115th Cong., 1st Sess. H. R. 1628 To provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017. Referred to the Committee on llllllllll and ordered to be printed Ordered to lie on ...

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Senate Republicans Vote No on Straight Repeal of Obamacare

Straight repeal voted down in Senate

Republicans threw away Wednesday their one good shot at the complete repeal of Obamacare by voting against the full Obamacare repeal. Senators voted 45-55 on the measure, with seven Republicans and all Democrats voting no. The Republicans voting no were Sens. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of Maine, Dick Heller of Nevada, John McCain of Arizona, Rob ...

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Senate votes to consider health care bill

51-50 Vote on Health Care

The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to allow an Obamacare replacement bill to be debated on the Senate floor. In a 51-50 vote that required Vice President Mike Pence to issue a tie-breaking vote, the Senate has allowed H.R. 1628, The American Health Care Act of 2017, to proceed to the floor for debate and amendment. Read: What’s the American ...

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Why Obamacare Must Be Repealed

The attempts to repeal Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act (ACA), may seem primarily political, but they’re not. President Obama’s signature legislative accomplishment is an unmitigated disaster and a dismal failure. The most evident failure is escalating health insurance premiums. President Obama incessantly claimed, “The average family will see their costs reduce by $2,500.” Unsurprisingly, actual costs have escalated dramatically, ...

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Trump tells GOP Senators: Don’t leave town without a Health Care Bill

Donald Trump holds lunch with GOP Senators 7-19-17

President Donald Trump held a lunch with Republican Senators Wednesday to push the members of Congress to take up the Obamacare repeal or repeal and replace bill before leaving for the summer recess. The president undercut Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s strategy to consider a bill that only repeals parts of Obamacare but with a two-year delay during which replacement ...

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