Politics Trump says "the Democrats are really in our way" on health care

00:06  08 june  2017
00:06  08 june  2017 Source:   CBS News

Have Republicans turned into partisan sheep on health care?

  Have Republicans turned into partisan sheep on health care? The AHCA is really unpopular, even counting blind GOP loyalists.The latest Kaiser Family Foundation poll confirms that most Americans really do not like the GOP’s American Health Care Act. Republicans like it, just not what is in it. That’s not as unusual as one might think given the current political climate.

" The Democrats are really in our way ," the president said in remarks at the Cincinnati airport, prior to another event on infrastructure. Mr. Trump expressed confidence in the ability of GOP senators to successfully pass a GOP health care bill, declaring, "Republicans or bust."

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The president blamed congressional Democrats for slowing the passage of the GOP House health care bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

"The Democrats are really in our way," the president said in remarks at the Cincinnati airport, prior to another event on infrastructure. He spoke with what he called "ObamaCare victims" standing by his side. He told supporters that Democrats "are destroying health care in this country."

Mr. Trump expressed confidence in the ability of GOP senators to successfully pass a GOP health care bill, declaring, "Republicans or bust."

GOP senator: Health care deal unlikely this year

  GOP senator: Health care deal unlikely this year <p>Richard Burr says he doesn't think Congress is going to reach a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare in 2017.</p>"It's unlikely that we will get a health care deal," Burr said in an interview with a North Carolina news station on Thursday. "I don't see a comprehensive health care plan this year.

Uncertainty over Obamacare is creating a " Trump tax" on health care , says Meaghan Smith. As Republicans struggle with their economic agenda, Democrats are searching for a new one. And they appear in a mood to take risks.

The Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, Tea Party Patriots, FreedomWorks, and Americans for Prosperity, among many other conservative groups, have also said they do not support the AHCA in its current form. Trump ’s claim about the alleged “great progress” being made on health care reform

He also blamed Democrats for the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) passed under former President Obama, referring to it as "the Obamacare catastrophe created by congressional Democrats."

Watch: Health care bill moves to Senate for changes

The House GOP's AHCA, which seeks to repeal and replace the ACA, narrowly passed through the House in May, and now, the Senate is working on its own version. Republican senators are more divided over the bill,however, and the timing of their vote is uncertain, although it may happen as soon as this month.

In his speech, the president criticized the ACA for its "horrendous" coverage, leaving people with "fewer choices" and said it was the reason health care providers are "leaving states." On Tuesday, Anthem, one of the nation's biggest health insurers says it will not return to Ohio's public insurance exchanges next year, which could leave consumers in 20 counties without an option for buying individual coverage on the exchange.

"Obamacare is in a total death spiral and the problems will only get worse if Congress fails to act," Mr. Trump said.

Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden ‘Mean’ .
President Donald Trump told GOP Senators that he thinks the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House is "mean", according to the Associated Press. The House health care bill, passed under the leadership of Speaker Paul Ryan and championed by the president, is unlikely to pass the Senate — and lawmakers are now working to craft an entirely new bill.In a rebuke of the House bill, congressional sources told the AP that Trump said to 15 GOP Senators over lunch on Tuesday that he wants their legislation to be “more generous.

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