Trump says "I understand health care now"

Trump Administration Asks Court To Totally Repeal Obamacare

Trump Justice Dept. Asks Court of Appeals to Erase Obamacare

Susan Collins called the move 'disappointing'. The GOP proposals that have been offered in Congress would weaken those safeguards. "The Republican Party will soon be known as the party of health care".

During a "heated" Oval Office meeting on Monday, the Times reported, the pro- and anti-repeal factions fought over the president's plan to take the issue to the courts after Congress failed to get rid of the law earlier in the Trump administration. Graham said Trump was unlikely to claim executive privilege on any of the material.

That promise may now be put to the test.

Murphy has worked to shore up protections for state policyholders under the health care law against efforts by Trump and congressional Republicans to weaken them.

Instead, aides said, Trump's rhetoric largely amounted to a recognition of the political significance of the issue to his re-election prospects. "The Affordable Care Act is an integral part of our healthcare system". Some of these redactions will be the result of executive privilege-a power that allows the White House to withhold records concerning the president and his close advisers, under the reasoning that public disclosure would chill the president's ability to receive candid advice.

Some allies are optimistic about the idea of a shift to policy. But lost in this "reckoning" is the equating of "collusion" and "conspiracy" and conflating the Mueller probe with at least half a dozen ongoing state and federal investigations into Trump and the organizations he ran.


"The GOP will never stop trying to destroy the affordable health care of America's families". Capricious, malicious, or incompetent government investigations can ruin private citizens' reputations-not just for the main subject of investigations, but also minor figures who are caught up in them.

But in a letter filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans, DOJ lawyers said the appeals court should affirm a decision striking down the entire law by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor of Fort Worth, Texas.

The administration decision appeared rushed to some. She referred the questions to the Justice Department. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. In two previous decisions in 2012 and 2015, the court upheld the law.

If successful, this effort could cause almost 20 million Americans to lose their coverage and tax credits.

Trump on Wednesday described the lawsuit as "phase one". "And if the Supreme Court rules that Obamacare is out, we will have a plan that's far better than Obamacare".

That could end up as a huge gift to Democrats, who are seeking to use the healthcare issue in 2020 to unseat Donald Trump and hold on to their new majority in the House of Representatives.


Tens of thousands of other CT residents get help purchasing a policy with premium subsidies through the ACA's health care exchange, AccessHealth CT.

'I believe that the Mueller report has been done, ' said Democratic whip Rep. James C. Clyburn of SC.

As the debate plays out on Capitol Hill, the White House made a surprising legal argument for eliminating the health care bill.

The poll also found that 39 percent felt that Trump "should be impeached", while 49 percent felt that he should not. He spoke to Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said, "Very carefully". Discussions between the chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., and the White House continue.

'That's the number one thing on people's minds.


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