The president has decided to play out an episode of The Apprentice, threatening Members of Congress to vote for a terrible health care plan or be left with an effective law they love to hate. Instead of anyone being “fired,” however, people’s lives hang in the balance.
American Bridge Vice President Shripal Shah says “Terrible TV, even worse policy making,” and calls on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer to answer the following questions:
1. How is it possible that the “new” version of Trumpcare costs more money yet leaves the same whopping 24 million people uninsured and still raises premiums 15 to 20 percent?
2. According to the CBO Report, de-funding Planned Parenthood would cause 15 percent of underserved and low-income women to lose access to care. Why does President Trump want to gut an organization that has reliably provided health care for women, many of whom didn’t have coverage, for […]Read more after the jump.