Tag: health insurance

GOP Senators Leave For Recess Without Health-Care Agreement

Senators left Washington on Thursday night for a 10-day break without voting on the Senate Republican health-care bill, and after a day of negotiations Senate GOP leaders still did not have the pieces in place for a plan that could get 50 of their 52 votes. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and the White…

Colbert: Trump Thinks Healthcare Is Something You Can Win [VIDEO]

On Wednesday’s Late Show Stephen Colbert ripped the Senate GOP health-care bill and its “one major flaw”. “And I don’t want to get too wonky, but it’s a hot pile of garbage.” Senate GOP leaders delayed a vote on the bill until after the July 4 holiday, he added, and “it’s a smart move. You…

CBO: Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured By 2026

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its cost estimate of Senate Republicans’ health-care bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The CBO score revealed that by next year, 15 million additional people would be uninsured under the plan, as opposed to under ObamaCare, the current law. By 2026, 22 million more people would be…

Obama Talks Russian Hacking, Trump’s Intel Briefings [VIDEO]

President Obama sat down with Trevor Noah for Monday’s Daily Show, but he wasn’t in a joking mood when it came to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race. “We determined and announced in October that it was the consensus of all the intelligence agencies and law enforcement that organizations affiliated with Russian intelligence were…

Trevor Noah Recalls Emergency Appendectomy Trip [VIDEO]

Trevor Noah is back to β€œThe Daily Show” after experience first hand Health Care in America over an emergency appendectomy, he was taken to the emergency room Tuesday with abdominal pain. β€œAlthough I don’t know if ’emergency room’ is the right term, because they make you wait,” he said. β€œI feel like there should be…