Seven Days

That’s how long we have to defeat Trumpcare. Senate Republicans finally released the draft of their health care bill this morning. And guess what? Just like the House version, it takes health care away from millions of Americans just to fund tax cuts for the rich. Despite promising to start from scratch writing their own...

Our Lives Are On The Line

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is sticking to his commitment to bring the Senate’s version of Trumpcare up for a vote before Congress’s July 4th recess. The Senate can’t vote on the bill before the CBO scores their version, which means the bill will have to be finalized this week. And reports suggest their bill...

“No Credible Path Forward”

Those were Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly’s words when he announced the administration’s decision to roll back the Obama Administration’s DAPA program yesterday. Secretary Kelly rescinded the 2014 memo that would have created the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded DACA. This decision came on the fifth...

Push It To The Limit

As the Senate rushes to push through its version of Trumpcare, almost every day brings new details about its secretive health care bill. And each new revelation is worse than the last. One of the latest details to emerge is that the Senate bill may allow states to waive coverage of essential health benefits (things...

Deliberate Attack

This morning, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-VA), a congressional staffer, and members of the congressional police force were shot in Alexandria, Virginia. Members of Congress were practicing for the annual congressional baseball game set to take place tomorrow when a gunman appeared and opened fire, according to Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) who was at...

Downward Spiral

With the Trumpcare ball in their court, the Senate has been tasked with drafting a bill that will be much less cruel than the House’s version--which, ICYMI, would strip coverage from 23 million people, cut more than $830 billion from Medicaid, and dismantle protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Senate Majority Leaders have put forth...

While You Were Watching

While all eyez were on Comey’s hearing yesterday, Senate Republican leaders continued their secretive plot to take health care away from 23 million people. Yesterday, Senate majority leaders and the all-male health care working group met behind literal closed doors to continue negotiations on their version of Trumpcare. Guess what? It won't be much different...

“This Is About America”

Anyone who thought nothing new was going to come out of Comey’s Senate Judiciary Committee testimony was proven wrong. In his few hours of testimony Comey repeatedly called Trump a liar, said Vice President Pence may have been aware of concerns about Michael Flynn, and said he could not share in an open setting why...

All Eyez On Comey

Tomorrow, before the Senate Judiciary Committee we will hear the true and untold story behind Former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. And with countdown clocks and cocktail specials, it is being billed as the blockbuster of the summer. To add fuel to the fire, last night it was reported that Comey told Attorney General Jeff...

Worse With Age

That seems to be Senate Leadership’s take on Trumpcare. After the all-male senate team spent weeks secretly drafting their own version of Trumpcare, Republican Senate leaders are reportedly pushing for a health care vote before their Fourth of July recess. Why the rush? “I don’t think this gets better over time,” was Sen. Roy Blunt...