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Trump Budget Offers Stark Vision We Cannot Afford to Ignore
While tens of millions of struggling Americans must reduce their already modest standards of living, this budget would widen inequality, worsen poverty and hardship, and further divide the country
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Trump’s $2 Trillion Choice: Cut Health Coverage and Care for Millions; Cut Taxes for Wealthy
We’ve explained that President Trump’s 2018 budget is the most radical, Robin-Hood-in-reverse budget that any modern President has ever proposed, and here’s a perfect illustration: it cuts health coverage and care for poor and modest-income families by nearly $2 trillion over ten years, while...
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I Have Never Seen Lawmakers So Deeply Hurt So Many of Their Own Constituents
With Trumpcare approval, House vote to take health care coverage away from millions and make it less affordable, skimpier, or both for millions more
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$8 Billion Comes Nowhere Close to Meeting Republican Commitments to People with Pre-Existing Conditions
President Trump just two days ago promised that the Republican health care bill would be “every bit as good on pre-existing conditions as Obamacare,” [1] and many congressional Republicans have made similar promises. But the changes to the House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act (...
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House GOP’s Proposed "Fix" for Health Bill Prioritizes Tax Cuts for Richest
In their updated health bill , House Republicans are doubling down on their plan to cut taxes for high-income households while cutting health insurance for mostly low- and moderate-income households — speeding up tax cuts for the very richest people so they take effect in 2017, rather than 2018...
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