The Affordable Care Act (ACA) approved by Obama in 2010, was, despite its failures, his greatest national political achievement which provided health insurance to tens of millions of people and saved as many millions of families who almost fell into bankruptcy because one of their family members were sick.
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Con una ventaja de cuatro votos, los Republicanos aprobaron el reemplazo de Obamacare.
The President of the United States returned to New York on Thursday for the first time since taking office in the White House on Jan. 20, although several protests were awaiting him in the city where he was born. In NY, he met with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and praised Australia's universal public health system.
El presentador del programa nocturno de la ABC vivió en carne propia la realidad que enfrentan muchos ciudadanos al acceder a los servicios de salud.
Congress needs to pass a spending bill by Friday night to keep the government running—and if the GOP tries to repeal Obamacare first, Democrats might force a shutdown.
The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.
America’s Congress is quietly becoming a European-style parliament -- and the transformation isn’t for the good. Congress is fanning, not defusing, conflict.
Backing off from their key campaign promise marks a big defeat for both Ryan and the president, who’d pushed hard for the bill and then pressed for a vote on it. Trump is now presenting himself as a bystander to the loss, and Republican voters may well side with him.
In an effort to get Congress to vote down the AHCA, the mayor and local officials held a press conference to express their opposition to the bill.
The vote on the bill was previously scheduled for Thursday but the lack of consensus among conservatives has postponed the process. If the legislation fails, there won’t be another effort to make good on the flagship Republican promise to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Trump said.