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After Blowing Up the Deficit, House Passes Mostly Phony Spending Cuts
This “spending clawback” bill involves the budgetary equivalent of sofa-cushion money.
The CBO Won’t Score the Final Trumpcare Bill for Weeks
To pass the Graham-Cassidy health-care bill, Senate Republicans will need to vote for the law
the budget office releases a coverage estimate.
Talking to the Former CBO Director About the Health-Care Fight
Doug Elmendorf, who oversaw the CBO during the battle over Obamacare, on how the agency operates.
Senate GOP Has Asked CBO to Score 2 Versions of Revised Health-Care Bill: Report
It appears that versions with and without Senator Ted Cruz’s proposed amendment have been sent off for analysis.
CBO: Medicaid Cuts Will Snowball Down the Road Under Senate Health-Care Bill
The design of the Senate health-care bill is to slowly introduce Medicaid cuts that will grow much larger as time goes by.
Trump Official Incompetently Defends Administration’s Competence
Mick Mulvaney tried to explain how he hadn’t actually made a math error — and ended up suggesting that he doesn’t know the basics of Trump’s tax plan.
GOP Lawmaker: No One Can Truly Know Whether My Bill Will Kill People
The CBO says Trumpcare will price out poor sick people. MacArthur says CBO experts are “not prophets,” and the effects of his bill are unknowable.
Trumpcare Would Leave More Uninsured Than Simply Repealing Obamacare
The GOP managed to write a health-care bill that covers fewer people than merely repealing Obamacare without a replacement, according to the CBO.
The GOP Just Made Its Bait and Switch on Health-Care Reform Explicit
After promising a plan that would provide “better care” at “lower costs,” Paul Ryan touts the fact that his bill cuts taxes and lowers the deficit.
Breitbart Keeps Turning Up the Heat on Paul Ryan
Even as administration figures rallied around the GOP health plan, Trump’s fans at Breitbart used it as fresh ammunition in its war on the Speaker.
Trump’s Budget Director Playing Key Role in Obamacare Replacement Drama
For Mick Mulvaney, this is part of the big project of privatizing Social Security and Medicare.
CBO Says Revised Boehner Plan Cuts More Than $900 Billion
The House will vote on it tomorrow.
Democrats Will Finish This Endless Health-Care Thing on Sunday
Democrats are now set to vote on Sunday.
So What’s in This Senate Health-Care Bill?
Pundits and experts pick out some interesting bits.
It’s Back! The Public Option Lives
Max Baucus: “This issue is alive.”
Baucus Bill Saves Money (for Now!), and ... Doesn’t Do Much Else
And more news on the current goings-on of health-care reform.