AARP Opposes Health-Care Replacement Plan
Obamacare is "dead", "dead", "dead", President Donald Trump repeatedly said Friday morning as he promised "to take care of people at all levels" with a controversial Republican plan to replace the health-care law.
Mr. Pence huddled with the Republican Study Committee, an influential bloc of 170 GOP members, for about 40 minutes to discuss the group's wish-list for the plan, which leaders are pushing through the House despite vocal rifts within the party.
The president said the Republican bill to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act "is a great plan".
Price argued that Medicaid "is having extreme difficulty providing the care that's needed for all of the individuals on it", and could be improved by giving more flexibility to the states instead of federal health officials.
To the cameras, Trump said, "I want people to know ObamaCare is dead, it's a dead healthcare plan".
Lawmakers said the two sides agreed to additional restrictions on Medicaid that states would be allowed to choose.
"They won't have the votes unless they change it" further, Meadows said.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., declined to commit to bringing the measure to the House floor next week, a fresh indication of uncertainty.
Senators found an array of faults with the legislation, raising a challenge for GOP leaders trying to craft a cohesive message.
Scotland leader ready for independence vote
The bill was passed Monday by Parliament but needed royal assent to become a law. He told presenter John Humphrys: "The PM has the capacity to change her mind".
Vikings Sign Former Packers LB/DL Datone Jones
NFL.com reporter Mike Garafolo says Jones is signing a one-year deal worth $3.75 million, with the chance to make $5 million. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Vikings are visiting with Packers defensive end Datone Jones on Monday.
Paulo Dybala: Juventus are in elite company
The game also will pit two goalkeeping legends against one another in Juventus' Gigi Buffon and Porto's Iker Casillas. Giorgio Chiellini, however, was only deemed fit enough for the bench due to a muscular problem.
- Later, the uninsured rate would rise as federal funding shrinks and states change Medicaid rules. Experts said the report undercuts Republican claims that the health law's insurance markets are teetering toward collapse, which they say makes repealing the law crucial. If they really believe that, they are in total denial about what the rest of the American people already know; Obamacare is doomed and only massive changes can prevent a total breakdown of the health insurance industry. The House Republican bill would wind down the current Medicaid expansion starting in 2020. Prior administrations, both Republican and Democratic, have steered clear of attacking the credibility of the agency, which many lawmakers regard as a neutral arbiter.
Expressing concern is one thing, but a no vote by any GOP member in committee is another - a calculated risk for rank-and-file Republicans.
"And if people just want little changes to the bill they're going to be able to be bought".
"That's never healthy to let something sit out there too long because pretty soon you have a carcass left", he said. Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., among those who met with Trump, said the president "told his people" to work on changes making the measure more generous for lower-earning and older Americans.
GOP support became scarcer when the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office projected the legislation would push 24 million Americans off coverage in a decade and shift out-of-pocket costs toward lower income, older people.
"Tell me who you walk with and I'll tell you who you are".
If the poor and others can't afford health insurance, they won't be covered unless someone subsidizes their insurance. But if Texas still refuses to expand, it will have to share a pot of $10 billion over five years with other non-expansion states, per the GOP bill.
The report found 14 million more would be uninsured in 2018 with the AHCA than under current legislation.
"It provides nearly no new flexibility for states, does not ensure the resources necessary to make sure no one is left out, and shifts significant new costs to states", wrote Govs.
Everton fans won't turn on Romelu Lukaku despite stalled talks - Koeman
Ronald Koeman's side have played two matches more than the London giants and remain five points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool. And Koeman, who is in his first year at the Goodison helm, believes his team can improve upon this season's encouraging results.
How to Watch Villanova vs
So ultimately the most surprising thing about Villanova's surprise loss to Wisconsin was that it really wasn't surprising at all. Wisconsin already faced a strong offense in Virginia Tech, but will once again see another impressive unit tonight.
Trump Didn't Not Shake Angela Merkel's Hand
The meeting was the first between the new U.S. president and the long-serving stateswoman, who leads Europe's largest economy. Trump had previously accused Merkel of "ruining" Germany with her pro-refugee policies and more internationalist worldview.
Former President Barack Obama picks UW women to go to Final Four
My prediction is UCLA comes out of the bottom half and Lonzo Ball's dad loses his mind when the Bruins advance to the Final Four. The great equalizer in basketball is the 3-pointer, and teams that knock down shots from range do well in the tournament.
United Kingdom to question Google after adverts appear alongside extremist videos
Google, meanwhile, said that it had "strict guidelines" about the ad placements but conceded "we don't always get it right". YouTube uses a personalized ad-selection tool known as programmatic advertising.
Month-old dies after sittter can't reach 911
He died at the hospital. "It's not acceptable that this happened and we're going to make sure that it never happens again". The city confirmed that so-called "ghost calls" from T-Mobile phones were overwhelming emergency lines at the time.
Malaysia says found out murdered Kim Jong Nam's identity from son's DNA
Washington and Seoul were trying to tarnish the North's image and bring down its social system, Kim said on late Monday in NY . Deputy national police Chief Noor Rashid Ibrahim said Kim's family will let the government decide what to do with his body.
Could Wilders Win? Dutch Firebrand Would Dump EU, Cut Islamic Immigration
More likely, they will demand significant concessions from the other parties, including higher taxes for polluters. His party is campaigning on a theme of "time for change", which has drawn support especially from younger voters.
Alabama stats: More jobs, but more job seekers
Indiana's unemployment rate hit 4.0 percent in January and Montgomery County's is even lower than the state average. Only Wyoming, which saw its unemployment rate jump 1.1% during 2016, saw a significant increase of more than 0.5%.
Etihad and Emirates flights to the USA grounded due to snowstorm Stella
The weather won't be warming up through the week so delays and cancellations could extend into early Wednesday. While a difference in fare may apply for travel scheduled at a late date, the change fee will be waived.
Mar 18 2017