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News Thursday, Jun 22 2017

Reviews are in: Senate Trumpcare bill unravels Medicaid to cut taxes for the rich

Jun 22, 2017

Press reports already confirm that the bottom line about the Senate Trumpcare bill, which was written behind closed doors, is this: Trumpcare would slash Medicaid funding, leaving tens of millions of working Americans, seniors, and children out in the cold in order to cut taxes for the rich.

Associated Press: “Senate Republicans unveil health care bill scuttling Obama law, cuts Medicaid, slashes taxes for wealthy”

NBC News: “Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Medicaid Cuts”

The Hill: “Senate GOP releases ObamaCare repeal bill with deep cuts to Medicaid”

Vox: “At its core, the Senate health bill slashes Medicaid to finance a tax cut for the rich”

New York Times: “Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid”

Ezra Klein, Vox: “The Senate GOP health bill in one sentence: poor people pay more for worse insurance”

Washington Post – Wonkblog: “Republicans’ Obamacare repeal would be one of the biggest cuts to the social safety net in history”

Chicago Tribune: “Senate Republicans unveil secretive health care bill to dismantle Obamacare”

Joe Scarborough, MSNBC: “The GOP bills raise deductibles, cuts coverage and slashes Medicaid. Trump promised repeatedly to voters he would do none of the above.”

John Harwood, CNBC: “Senate health bill, even more than House bill, shreds Trump  promise not to touch Medicaid, reducing benefits for millions of Trump voters”

Published: Jun 22, 2017

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