President Trump’s budget director said the White House is willing to remove a contentious Affordable Care Act provision if politically necessary.
"If it becomes an impediment to getting the best tax bill we can, then we are okay with taking it out,” Mick Mulvaney said on CNN.
"What we're interested in is the best tax bill that can pass," Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Sunday
Budget director says ‘we’re OK’ with dropping provision of Republican tax reform that would also repeal healthcare mandate, if it becomes roadblock
The White House is willing to sacrifice Republicans’ latest attempt to dismantle Obama’s Affordable Care Act if that’s necessary to pass a series of sweeping tax cuts, Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday.
Republicans’ current tax reform legislation would slash corporate tax rates and benefit wealthy Americans. Last week, after the president tweeted that he wanted legislation to include a repeal of a key healthcare mandate, Senate Republicans announced they would include the healthcare measure in their tax bill.Continue reading...
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told CNN’s Jake Tapper Sunday that the president “is not going to sign a bill that raises taxes on the middle class, period.” Unfortunately for Mulvaney, both the House and Senate tax bills would do just that, but he’s now trying to spin millions of people losing their health insurance as them getting a tax break.
While both plans vary as to what deductions are maintained or repealed and the timing of whe...
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said Sunday that he hopes the Senate revisits the repeal and replace of ObamaCare next year after its tax reform push.
The Maine senator is concerned about repealing the ObamaCare mandate in tax reform.
When Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski helped defeat her own party's bill to repeal Obamacare earlier this year, she said she was applauded upon her arrival at airports across her home state of Alaska.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said Friday that passing a bipartisan ObamaCare bill is not necessarily a precondition for...
The Arizona Supreme Court on Friday upheld a critical component to keeping the state's Medicaid expansion and preventing the number of people in the state's Medicaid program from dipping.