Republicans Plan Will Strip Health Care from Millions

GOP Threat To Medicaid Threatens Liberty Of Millions Of Americans

Rachel Maddow tells the history of ADAPT and the activism of disabled Americans and points out the leadership role these activists have taken in challenging the Republican plan to take Medicaid away from millions.

 

Mother and son: Medicaid isn’t about politics, it’s about lives

MSNBC Lawrence O’Donnell 6/23/17 – Mike Phillips is severely physically disabled, but thanks to Medicaid, he’s able to be cared for at home by his family. In a remarkable interview with Ari Melber, Mike and his mother Karen Clay explain how Medicaid cuts would literally end life as they know it.

 

Senate Republicans vowed they would follow a bipartisan committee process and to always give the American people time to “read the bill”. But now, the Senate GOP is drafting a secret, partisan health care bill behind closed doors, refusing any meaningful bipartisan input on the bill and refusing to hold any hearings on this legislation that would impact one sixth of our economy. Senate Democrats today urged the GOP to reverse course on this tactic and release to the public the legislation that would impact the health and bottom lines of millions of Americans.

 

Senate Republicans are reportedly close to finishing up their version of a new health care bill. They are keeping details of the measure secret while trying to get it to the Senate floor for a vote before the 4th of July recess.

 

Why Are Republican Senators Hiding Their New Healthcare Bill?

 

Republicans efforts to Repeal the Affordable Health Care Act will Strip Health Care from Millions

 

Fmr. GOP congressman: Why I changed my mind on Obamacare

Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Ezra Klein about the “catastrophic” CBO report – which estimates 22 million people would lose health care coverage – and GOP Rep. David Jolly shares his personal story of what happened when he found himself unemployed and uninsured.