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por | Junio 26, 2017 | 13:24

Trump says the Democrats' "theme is resist" and that "if it was the greatest bill ever proposed in mankind, we wouldn't get a vote" from them. "You have to protect Medicaid expansion states", Heller said . Sen. Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has pushed for a vote before the July 4th Independence Day holiday recess that begins at the end of this week.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 13:06

Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday that she has extreme reservations about the Senate health-care bill . "I haven't seen that yet", Walker told reporters. "I would like to delay the thing", Sen. "We should not be voting on this next week". Still, the House's health care bill was also assumed to be on bad footing before it wound up passing.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 12:58

In recent weeks, some Republican senators have said they feel uncomfortable with Medicaid cuts being proposed. As lawmakers made speeches about the legislation on the Senate floor, a protest erupted outside McConnell's personal office, with many people in wheelchairs blocking a hallway, holding signs and chanting: "No cuts to Medicaid ".

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 12:58

They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many . Thursday, Senate Republicans revealed their approach to repealing and replacing the Obama administration's signature health care initiative, the Affordable Care Act.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 12:21

Iran's Revolutionary Guard launched the missiles against the site in Deir al-Zour, according to the Tasnim news agency . "The liberation of Mosul is the symbol of the end of terrorism and a victory for Iran , Iraq , Syria and all the countries of the region that are fighting against terrorism", Rouhani said during talks with Abadi.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 12:20

Kathleen Rice , D-N.Y., today. The report comes as some Democrats criticized Pelosi after the party suffered several recent special election losses, including in Georgia this week. A top aide to Pelosi dismissed the blaming, saying that Pelosi still enjoys broad support among the conference, and that any party leader would be subject to partisan attacks.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 10:59

They may soften some aspects of the widely condemned House bill , but not its basic philosophy and goals. Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn of Texas feels an incredible sense urgency to move forward with repealing and replacing Obamacare.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 10:30

Hillary Clinton put on the boxing gloves once again to fight back against the forthcoming Senate healthcare bill . Four Republican senators said they are unable for vote for the Senate's healthcare bill as written, jeopardizing its passage.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:32

Of course, it also proves them capable of landing those rockets for later reuse. The BulgariaSat 1 will provide television broadcast and data communication services over southeast Europe, officials said . However, the first stage managed to touch down safely on SpaceX's drone ship, lightly off target. Zayakov said that after power-generating solar arrays unfurl on the satellite, a series of on-board engine burns will reshape the satellite's orbit at about 22,300 miles above Earth ...

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:13

Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill February 1, 2011 in Washington , DC. Sen. "We'll get it done, even if we don't have any help from the Democrats , we'll get it done." said President Donald Trump . Now, McConnell and his Senate Republican colleagues think they've found a way to unravel Medicaid without anyone noticing. "We have not designed a system to get people work".

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:15

Indeed, candidate Trump had started out promising no cuts to Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid . Republicans have made it a habit to say that the Democrats refuse to work with them on healthcare, but the fact is they aren't invited.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:14

Before the Affordable Care Act , insurance markets in several states, including NY and Washington , collapsed when state leaders tried to guarantee coverage without any insurance requirement. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026. Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:12

It's time to own it, Republicans: You've had seven years to come up with a credible alternative to Obamacare . "But I think they're going to get there", Trump said of Republican Senate leaders. "So that's why they - there's such pressure on these Republicans ". So millions of Americans will lose the Medicaid coverage they would have received under the 1965 Medicaid act.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 09:07

The Trump administration is reminding the Republicans that the Senate bill fulfills several 2016 campaign promises. Trump's assertion few hours ago that he has helped pass and signed 38 Legislative Bills, mostly with no Democratic support, and gotten rid of massive amounts of regulations is of no use in case of Obamacare as long as the whole Republican Party stands behind him.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 08:32

It is simply not the answer. "I think they have, at best, a 50-50 chance of passing this bill", Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY said on ABC. The GOP-controlled Senate bill introduced Thursday would phase out federal money to states which opted to expand the low-income health insurance program.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 08:29

In his remarks, Trump plans to cite human-rights violations in Cuba as justification for the new US approach. It will not alter the USA trade embargo, which can only be lifted by Congress. Trump's changes, shared Thursday with the Miami Herald , are meant to sharply curtail cash flow to the Cuban government and pressure its communist leaders to let the island's fledgling private sector grow.

por | Junio 26, 2017 | 07:00

The Senate's version rolls back major features of Obamacare and institutes steep cuts to the Obamacare's Medicaid expansion program. The Senate will debate for a day or two; pass a few minor amendments; and then pass the bill . This appears to be an allusion to the Congressional Budget Office's determination that the House bill would eliminate insurance for 23 million people - 14 million of them through the very Medicaid provisions Heller was criticizing most.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 17:10

Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey (R) and Bob Casey (D) will help determine the draft bill's fate in the GOP-ruled Senate . US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare , but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in immediate jeopardy.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 17:04

Additionally, about 20 percent of Medicaid spending goes to provide nursing home care, including for middle-class seniors whose savings have been exhausted - a situation nearly any of us might confront. Andrew Kolodny, co-director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University. He becomes the fifth GOP senator to say he will not back the bill as it is now written, and the first in Senate Republicans' so-called moderate wing.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 16:53

Not one Democrat plans on supporting the bill, which means Republicans can only afford to lose two more votes in the Senate or the bill will fail. The pro-Trump super PAC that vowed an ad campaign against Nevada Republican Sen. Already, Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen is preparing to challenge him. The question doesn't distinguish between House and Senate bills , and doesn't identify the effort with a specific party.