A reporter finally asked Trump to just explain his health care plan. His response was a train wreck.

During a joint White House news conference with the prime minister of Greece on Tuesday, President Trump was asked an extremely basic question about his health care plan. He responded with a lengthy, incoherent word salad.

Trump was responding to Fox News’ John Roberts, who noted that Trump’s efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act through legislation have failed, and then asked him, “I’m wondering, at this point, what is your health care plan, sir?”<...

BREAKING: Senators reach bipartisan deal to save key Obamacare subsidies

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have reached a deal on “a short-term limited plan to stabilize health care markets,” Alexander announced Tuesday afternoon.

Alexander, the chair of the Senate Health Committee, said there was no guarantee from Senate Leadership that the bill would go to the floor for a vote, but that Alexander and Murray, the ranking member on the Senate Health Committee, were going to round up co-sponsors and then present the bill to Senate Major...

Regulator points the finger directly at Trump after approving massive health care rate increase

For years, Republicans have criticized Obamacare for making health care too expensive, misleadingly claiming that the law has led to skyrocketing costs. But now, the insurance industry and state regulators are complaining that it’s actually President Trump’s actions that are directly responsible for raising premiums.

Days after President Trump signed an executive order to allow people to buy skimpier, cheaper health care plans and confirmed the federal government will st...

McConnell and Trump put on show of unity as Bannon urges Republican ‘war’

Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell appeared side-by-side in the Rose Garden after lunch at the White House on Monday in a show of solidarity after the president’s former chief strategist called for the metaphorical assassination of the Senate majority leader.

Trump insisted he and McConnell are “closer than ever before”, despite publicly criticizing the Republican leader for the Senate’s failure to enact the president’s legislative agenda, including Republicans’ failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which Trump called a “disgrace”.

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Trump claims ‘Obamacare is dead’ despite failure to repeal legislation

  • ‘It’s gone. There is no such thing as Obamacare any more’
  • President slashed federal healthcare subsidies for lower-income Americans

Donald Trump on Monday absolved himself of responsibility for Republicans’ failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and predicted that voters will blame Democrats if the law crumbles under a sustained assault from his administration.

Related: McConnell and Trump meet for lunch after Bannon calls for Republican 'war'

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To sell his tax plan, Trump cites economist who helped wreck Kansas’ economy

While he was live-tweeting his favorite show on Monday morning, President Trump touted support that former Reagan administration Economic Policy Advisory Board member Art Laffer expressed for his tax cut proposal.

Art Laffer just said that he doesn't know how a Democrat could vote against the big tax cut/reform bill and live with themselves! @FoxNews

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 16, 2017

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Bannon says Trump will ‘blow up’ Obamacare as subsidies cut stokes fires

  • Moderate Collins and Democrat Murphy decry cut to low-income help
  • Trump responds to healthcare critics with claim ‘millions’ will benefit

A day after Steve Bannon seemed to confirm Donald Trump’s intent to destroy the Affordable Care Act (ACA), saying the president was “gonna blow that thing up”, a Republican senator who helped dynamite two Republican replacement bills said Trump was hurting American citizens.

Related: Steve Bannon renews call for war on Rep...

Steve Bannon admits Trump is intentionally trying to ‘blow up’ health insurance markets

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told a conservative crowd at the Values Voter Summit on Saturday that Donald Trump cut off certain payments to insurers as part of an intentional effort to tank certain health insurance markets.

“Then you had Obamacare,” Bannon said as part of a list of so-called Trump accomplishments that Bannon thought would please the crowd, “not going to make the CSR payments. That’s going to blow that thing up — gonn...

Trump responds to critics of healthcare order with claim ‘millions’ will benefit

The president tweeted Saturday that he’s ‘very proud’ of executive order, despite analysts, politicians and others saying millions of people would in fact suffer

Donald Trump on Saturday heralded his latest moves to undermine Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, tweeting that “millions of people” would benefit from his executive order on access to cheaper insurance and his scrapping of federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Related: 'He is failing': Trump strikes out solo as friends worry and enemies circle

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