Donald Trump Just Said He'll Consider Keeping Some Major Parts of Obamacare
23 November, 2016, 09:13
US President-elect Donald Trump said he will consider an "amended" version of President Barack Obama's signature health care law - a shift in position after repeatedly vowing on the campaign trail that he would repeal the measure. Trump, he said, is willing to work with everyone who is willing to work with him. There have been indicators that Trump's initial campaign approach is softening, appearing open to actions other than the total repeal of Obamacare.
Compromises made during passage of the Affordable Care Act and the 2009 economic stimulus package left Democrats with insufficient bragging points for the 2016 presidential contest, Senator Elizabeth Warren told a group of liberal political contributors during a closed-door meeting Monday, according to two people in attendance.
However, when asked by host Chris Wallace whether Trump would totally repeal Obamacare, particularly in the face of some comments in which Trump went so far as to call for an amendment or replacement, Conway said, "We don't know, because he also has to work with Congress". About 20 million Americans have gained health insurance under the law, reducing the share of the public without coverage to below 10 per cent, the lowest level recorded.
"It would do what Obamacare doesn't do: let you buy health insurance across state lines the way you can buy auto insurance and other goods and services".
"It's very hard to take insurance away from someone who has it, especially someone who's never had it before", she said.
"I believe that Trump is being properly respectful to President Obama". We're going to do that.
A complete repeal might not be that easy anyway - the Republicans in Congress have tried more than 60 times in the past six years to vote to defund the program, and have not been successful.
What could happen instead, Gluck said, is that a Trump presidency could allow for some tweaks to the existing health care system and maybe even work out some problems. Department of Health and Human Services, indicating that people were anxious that if they didn't sign up now, they wouldn't get to sign up at all.
Republican lawmakers have previously said they favour such policies. "It would be a positive result if that happened".
Cohen's investment firm, has left President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, adding to the disarray inside its ranks. Chris Christie had been chairing the transition and a number of people had been tapped on standby to lead agency teams.
What's good is that the outcome reflects the geographic and political diversity of a republic of almost 325 million people. In 2012, he tweeted , "The Electoral College is a disaster for a democracy". "We are not Republicans first", Obama said.
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