Letting Obamacare implode might be Trump's least popular position yet
12 August, 2017, 23:20 | Author: Brenda Erickson
It is an editorially independent program of the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Health care is now the most potent issue driving the midterm election.
About half of Republicans and supporters of President Trump say the Trump administration should do what they can to make the law work (52 percent and 51 percent, respectively) while about four in ten say they should do what they can to make the law fail (40 percent and 39 percent, respectively). "Senator Mitch McConnellsaid I had 'excessive expectations, ' but I don't think so", Trump tweeted. They cast him as a Republican intent on delivering for the party and the president on taxes and budget this fall. Insurers say such a move would force them to leave the health law marketplaces or raise premiums.
Flying in the face of that, hard-line conservatives launched an uphill bid Friday to force a fresh House vote to revoke Obama's law without an immediate replacement.
Now comes the news that a number of GOP senators have been traveling to battleground states and testing the waters to run for president in 2020 against Mr. Trump. That could be a bad sign for Republicans as they prepare to defend their House and Senate majorities in the 2018 elections. "Must Repeal & Replace ObamaCare!".
Taking to Twitter, Trump retweeted a pair of "Fox & Friends" headlines recounting his rhetorical battle with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other member of the GOP caucus. All of the measures failed to win the 50 votes needed in July. Citing the "reality of the complexity of legislating" and the president's inexperience in government, McConnell said that he found criticism of the lack of progress "extremely irritating". For a White House that often seems more concerned with cementing support from Trump's loyalists than embracing the political center, that might help explain the president's persistence on the issue. Most of those who say it is a good thing say they do not want the law repealed at all (34% of the public overall), while fewer (23% of the public overall) say it is because they had concerns with the specific bill being debated. Analysts say that would roil insurance markets because fewer healthy people would buy policies, leaving them with greater proportions of expensive, seriously ill customers.
"All of this bodes well for Democrats", Skelley said.
The companies use the money to trim out-of-pocket costs for deductibles and copayments for around 7 million low- and middle-income people.
Asked later Thursday about McConnell, Trump suggested that if the Kentucky Republican can't get health care reform, tax reform and infrastructure spending done, he should consider stepping aside. Favorable views have increased 9 percentage points since the 2016 presidential election, with the trend occurring among Democrats, independents, and Republicans.
The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll was conducted august 1-6 and involved random calls to the cellphones and landlines of 1,211 adults.
The poll of 1,211 adults was conducted August 1- 6.The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.
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Guwahati: Nearly 3.55 lakh people in 15 districts have been affected badly by a fresh wave of floods in Assam. Rivers in south Sikkim are also likely to flow in moderate flood situation during the period.
But I would like to inform the opposition that; other than BJP no other party is capable of ruling the government or Centre. Total 176 MLAs voted in the crucial elections, but two votes were declared invalid.
The Pentagon declined to provide any details but said that all operations are conducted in accordance with global law. But in recent years Beijing has managed to weaken regional resistance by courting some ASEAN members.
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As expected, Koetter wasn't happy with Aguayo's missed kicks on Friday and made it very evident following the team's 24-12 loss. The Bucs traded up into the second round to draft Aguayo after he was an All-American kicker at Florida State.
The next key data on focus will be tomorrow's CPI figures which should shed more light on the path of the USA inflation. Since the beginning of 2017, the barometer index of the S&P 500 had only two sessions of declines of 1 % or more.
CNN also reported that Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping about the expected executive action in a phone call on Friday. The administration has been eyeing other moves to rebalance the U.S. "And I think China will do a lot more".
The MQM leaders during the meeting demanded that their workers in custody be released and their sealed offices opened. He also directed that the ongoing federal projects in the Sindh Province should be completed as soon as possible.
Selloff in stocks takes a breather; gold and yen tick up
Investors instead turned to safe-haven assets such as gold, pushing it to a two-month high, and the Japanese yen rose. USA crude rose 0.43 percent to $48.80 per barrel and Brent was last at $52.01, up 0.21 percent on the day.
Danish submarine owner arrested over journalist's death
The Navy said the US3 Nautilus was initially seen sailing normally but sank shortly afterwards in Koge Bay, south of Copenhagen. Madsen (46) financed his submarine project through crowdfunding and completed the submarine, the UC3 Nautilus, in 2008.
Pakistan blast: 15 dead, dozens injured in blast in Quetta
The ISPR further said that incendiary explosives were used in the attack and that was the reason why nearby vehicles caught fire. Some of the injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta and an emergency was declared in hospitals in the vicinity.
Nigeria forces raid UN Maiduguri base
In the last one week, cordon-and-search operations were conducted in Jiddari-Polo, Muna Garage, Jakana, and several other areas. According to the Army, the clearance operations have been yielding successes, the Punch reports .
Mapped: US and Allied Missile Defenses Against North Korea
Postol during an interview with Newsweek called the missiles "a hoax", although Friday's report doesn't use that language. He is right: This time, North Korea has detailed plans for a missile test that would land in the waters near Guam.
New faces on the Premier League merry-go-round
Another pointer towards a low-scoring affair perhaps is the absence of Eden Hazard who will miss the game with an ankle injury. However, the 24-year-old expects more of the same to come his way during the season due to his price tag.