And he could be one of the deciding votes if it goes through.
He doesn't actually have to repeal Obamacare in the traditional legislative sense. All he has to do is to declare it dead and, from this point forward, he can tell his cult-like rally crowds, "Mission accomplished! I did it! I repealed Obamacare!"
The Graham-Cassidy concept was surprisingly simple and straightforward—kill blue state voters.
Senate Republican leaders who have spent the past god knows how many years attempting to destroy Obamacare have officially pulled the plug on their latest ridiculous ACA replacement plan.
Poor children will be the most adversely effected should the GOP's new health care bill pass.
If Graham-Cassidy manages to pass, the only consolation for the rest of us will be that the so-called moderate from South Carolina will be remembered for what he really is: an extremist conservative who helped destroy affordable health care in America,
When you look at the details of the Graham-Cassidy bill, it immediately becomes apparent that it isn't a real Obamcare replacement plan at all.
In case you're wondering whether it's time to panic, the answer is abso-freaking-lutely.
Trump's move to slash the advertising budget is simply a cruel way of undermining President Obama's signature piece of legislation. It is designed solely to help it fail, no matter the human toll.
Speaking at a town hall event last night, Ryan doubled down on the GOP talking point that Obamacare is a complete failure. “The status quo is not an option. Obamacare is not working,” he said, “We’ve got dozens of counties around America that have zero insurers left.”
In regards to Obamacare, Trump and the GOP have engaged in a terrifying "burn it to the ground and offer nothing as a replacement" strategy that has failed on multiple levels.
The story of Obamacare is a story of democracy -- the voices of "we the people" who made it happen.
While the health care senate vote last night was nail biting, serious stuff, there was an interaction on Twitter that made me laugh out loud for several minutes.
The cruelty of the Alt-Right knows no bounds.
If McCain does the right thing, his party may not forgive him, but the people whose lives he can save most certainly will.
The only way the Republicans can pass this and other parts of their deranged agenda is to do it in secret and in defiance of popular opinion.
Once again, Trump illustrated his own remarkable ignorance of basic Schoolhouse Rock-level civics.
MSNBC assembled a group of Trump-voting doctors to talk about the GOP's repeal and replacement of Obamacare. Apparently they don't seem to understand what it is either.
The beltway press needs to be better than this.
Some questions and answers about your least favorite garbage fire.
If you can't afford health care, Mike Pence wants you to know that's too bad.
If this example doesn't illustrate how incredibly cruel the current health care bill is to its authors, it doesn't seem clear what would.
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Elizabeth Warren took to social with a video yesterday to lay waste to the Republican health care bill proposed by the Senate yesterday -- a bill negotiated almost completely in secret for several weeks. Warren labeled the bill "blood money" that pays for tax cuts to the rich "with American lives".
Republicans are talking about keeping Congress in session during their traditional August recess, but what makes them think they'll actually get any more done?
Once again, the CBO has confirmed that the AHCA will leave 23 million uninsured and absolutely screw anyone with a preexisting condition.
From this point forward, let's call Trumpcare what it is: a complete repeal and a return to the pre-ACA status quo, and, with it, thousands of dead Americans every month.
Donald Trump will do or say anything for a photo op. None of you are safe.
In a brutal segment on the Late Show, Stephen Colbert laid to waste any notion that he might be backing down from mocking Donald Trump.
The details of the bill are absolutely horrifying and should cause be cause for extreme panic should it become law.
The GOP caucus in the House is so deeply dysfunctional that they can't even get their own party on board to pass a bill in a body where Democrats really have no say at all.
While Trump and the GOP have consistently claimed Obamacare is a disaster, their latest attempt to get rid of Obama's signature piece of legislation includes one amazing provision that lays bare their mind boggling hypocrisy
There is no way Trump comes out of this with any credibility whatsoever
The level of deception and outright disdain for the most vulnerable Americans has been truly astonishing.
24 million people stand to lose their coverage.
The giant corporate giveaway that essentially aims to leave poor people without health care is so bad that Trump's people are preemptively refuting studies that haven't happened yet -- a first for the administration that usually presents their alternate facts after a crisis.
Mick Mulvaney, Trump's OMB director, told MSNBC that affordable health insurance isn't the GOP goal.
If this is the best Trump and the GOP can come up with, they can say goodbye to the midterms in 2018, and almost certainly the presidency in 2020.
The former House Speaker addressed a health care conference in Orlando, where he told attendees what he thinks will happen with the ACA.
Mike Lee is opposed to Paul Ryan's announced approach of doing ACA repeal and replacement simultaneously, opening the door for repeal without replacement.
The recording reveals deep concerns over the mechanism for repealing and replacing Obamacare.
Trump and the GOP are calling for a plan that's simply different rather than better.
Any polling or facts that contradict the GOP agenda will be henceforth written off as "fake news" or whatever the hell else Trump blurts on Twitter.