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We tracked the action on Capitol Hill Wednesday as two House committees Ways and Means, and Energy and Commerce, reviewed and amended the American Health Care Act. (It’s the GOP plan to replace The Affordable Care Act.) Check in with us Thursday for more on the health law overhaul, including a live Tweetchat answering questions about the canada goose outlet in chicago overhaul proposal, ACAchat, from 12 1 pm ET.
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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Calif., reminded reporters that CBO Director Keith Hall was hired by Republicans, and formerly worked in the George W. Bush administration. “We shouldn’t be having canada goose outlet florida this markup without the CBO report,” Pelosi told reporters at a press conference off the House floor. So what’s a markup? It’s when a committee debates, amends, and votes on legislation.
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Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D Ill., summed up her thoughts on the American Health Care Act this way: “You pay more, and you get less.”
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But Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, R Ga., defended the GOP American Health Care Act. Obamacare has left “little choice and a wealth of mandates,” he said. “You should have the freedom and flexibility to choose the care you want.”
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canada goose coats But the Democratic ranking member, Rep. Richard Neal of Massachusetts, called the bill “bad policy and the markup “bad process.” “Is it health care, or is it a tax bill?” he asked. He later answered himself: “It’s a tax giveaway to the wealthy,” he said, referring to the tax cuts in the bill aimed at higher income people and the proposed increase in the amounts people are allowed to include in health savings accounts. (HSA https://www.elcortezlv.com participation tends to skew wealthy.) canada goose coats
Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a conservative Democrat from Texas, also poked at the bill’s lack of financial estimates from the official Congressional Budget Office: ” ‘Trust me, it will be great’ is not a plan.”
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