Month: November 2020
Hints on Obamacare’s Future
Pompeo joins other top Republicans in defying the election results: This is your morning tip sheet.
The Hill’s Morning Report – ObamaCare front and center; transition standoff continues
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Enough is enough: Republicans’ fealty to Trump imperils America itself | Jill Filipovic
When the president refuses to concede, it has a tangible impact on the nation’s future. Why are Republicans enabling this?
The Republican party has spent four years enabling Donald Trump: backing up his lies, defending his most egregious misbehaviors, shattering longstanding democratic norms to keep his, and by extension their, iron grip on power. But by refusing to push him to concede an election he clearly lost, they’re truly following him off a cliff – and threatening to take Amer...
Joe Biden names former Ebola tsar Ron Klain as chief of staff – as it happened
- Biden’s lead over Trump in the popular vote surpasses 5m
- ‘An embarrassment’: Biden criticizes Trump’s refusal to concede
- Pompeo promises smooth transition to ‘second Trump administration’
- Conservative supreme court justices suggest Obamacare will be upheld
- The misinformation media machine amplifying Trump’s election lies
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Waleed Shahid, the communications director for the progressive political action committee Justice Democrats, said Klain “understands the Democratic party has moved in a more progressive direction”.
Progressives and moderates came together to help elect Joe Biden. But post-election, the two camps have already begun to spar over the party’s future, with progressives saying that Biden should embrace more ambitious policy on climate change, policing and healthcare.
Ron Klain understands the Democratic Party has moved in a more progressive direction and that voters expect bold action.Continue reading...
Best of luck to @RonaldKlain as he manages a team to act on the biggest crises of our time.
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Neal Katyal: ‘Trump’s argument got nowhere’ in Supreme Court case to repeal ACA
Neal Katyal, the former Acting Solicitor General, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss “Trump’s failure” in the Supreme Court when two conservative Justices, John Roberts and Brett Kavanaugh, signaled their openness to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
John Roberts has heard just about enough of Obamacare for one lifetime
Supreme Court may uphold Affordable Care Act in latest challenge
Republicans are hoping the conservative majority on the Supreme Court will end the Affordable Care Act once and for all, but it appears that former President Obama's signature piece of legislation is likely to survive this challenge. Jan Crawford reports.
Roberts, Kavanaugh suggest they may let bulk of Obamacare survive
Ari Melber explains how comments by Supreme Court Justices Roberts and Kavanaugh signal that they may allow most of the Affordable Care Act stand.
Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments in Obamacare constitutionality case
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today in California v. Texas, a landmark case that could eliminate health care coverage for over 20 million Americans. Jan Crawford reports.