HEALTHCARE/OBAMA/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “Obamacare is a disaster, but we’ve run it very well. And we’ve made it barely acceptable. It was a disaster under President Obama, and it’s very bad healthcare. What we want to do is terminate it and give great healthcare. And we’ll have great healthcare, including preexisting conditions — 100 percent preexisting conditions.” […]

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HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “So what I’m saying…is we’re going to replace Obamacare with great healthcare at a lesser price, and preexisting conditions will be included and you won’t have the individual mandate — which was expensive and terrible and very unfair to everybody, and it was very unpopular.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, “Remarks: Donald […]

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HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “But what we are doing is we want to terminate healthcare for — under Obamacare, because it’s bad, and we’re replacing it with a great healthcare at far less money, and it includes preexisting conditions. There will never be a time when we don’t have preexisting conditions included.” -Donald Trump as quoted by […]

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GOP/HEALTHCARE/OBAMA/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Politically…I should let it run badly. But I can’t do that, because I’m president for the people, and we ran that much better than President Obama ran it, much better than the last administration ran it…and spent a lot of money and running it properly. It’s still not good. It’s still […]

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2A/HEALTHCARE/MILITARY/TAXES/VETS: “Most of the money raised by the RINO losers of the so-called ‘Lincoln Project’, goes into their own pockets. With what I’ve done on Judges, Taxes, Regulations, Healthcare, the Military, Vets (Choice!) & protecting our great 2A, they should love Trump. Problem is, I BEAT THEM ALL!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 5, 2020 8:18 […]

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HEALTHCARE/HOLIDAY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “On #NationalDoctorsDay, we recognize the remarkable men & women who treat their fellow Americans, find cures for the diseases & illnesses we face, and never waver in their efforts to treat every patient with the dignity, respect, and empathy they deserve. https://t.co/7PRogpEVTP“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 30, 2020 12:11 pm […]

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DEMS/GOP/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Price transparency is so important for the people of our Country. In many ways, it will prove to be as important as healthcare itself. A great issue for both Republicans and Democrats. Hopefully it will be approved!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 24, 2020 2:08 pm […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “At a time of national emergency, which is laying bare the existing vulnerabilities in our health infrastructure, it is unconscionable that you are continuing to pursue a lawsuit designed to strip millions of Americans of their health insurance and protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including the ban […]

Read More… from 3/23/2020


GOP/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: [Journalist: “Your administration is backing a lawsuit to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. So, given that people are losing their jobs now and need healthcare more than ever, would you consider rethinking your position on that?”] “Well, that’s a lawsuit coming out of Texas… And what we want to do is get rid […]

Read More… from 3/22/2020


GOP/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TEXAS: [Speaker 24: “Your administration is backing a lawsuit to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. So given that people are losing their jobs now and need healthcare more than ever, would you consider rethinking your position on that?”] “Well, that’s a lawsuit coming out of Texas again, that was headed up by Texas, and […]

Read More… from 3/22/2020


COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “To ensure that our healthcare system is able to surge capacity and capability to respond to the spread of COVID-19, it is critical that all health and medical resources needed to respond to the spread of COVID-19 are properly distributed to the Nation’s healthcare system and others that need them most at […]

Read More… from 3/18/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN: “Thank you to our health care providers, first responders, grocery and other retail workers, and so many others that are keeping us safe and prepared. This coronavirus pandemic makes it clear that all workers deserve paid sick live, workplace protections and unemployment benefits.”  -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Mar. 16, 2020 2:25 pm […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “We want a revolution, let’s act now. Pass the Biden health care plan, which takes Obamacare, restores all the cuts made to it, subsidizes it further, provides for lower drug prices, makes sure that there’s no hidden bills, makes sure that we invest — what I want to invest, $50 billion in […]

Read More… from 3/15/2020


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN: “Once we get Donald Trump out of the White House, we have an enormous opportunity to build the future this nation deserves. A future where every American has access to affordable health care, where we end our gun violence epidemic, and where we tackle the climate crisis head-on.”  -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Mar. 11, […]

Read More… from 3/11/2020


HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TEXAS: [Martha MacCallum: “The issue of preexisting conditions…you say you’re going to protect them. But your administration is also fighting Obamacare in the courts. So how do you — how do you promise people that you’re going to protect them, based on that?”] “We want to terminate Obamacare because it’s bad. Look, we’re running […]

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HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: [Audrey Strein: “Republicans have failed to come up with an alternative plan to Obamacare, how do you plan to rally the Republicans around a plan, and what would be included in that?”] “Healthcare…I think it’s probably the thing that I’m most disappointed that I haven’t been able to say what a good job […]

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HEALTHCARE/IMPEACHMENT/OBAMA/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY/SUPREME COURT: “Remember President Obama? You can keep your doctor. You can keep your plan. 28 times. They said, ‘Impeach him. You should impeach him.’ 28 times he lied. 28 times on record, ‘You can keep your doctor, you can keep your plan.’ Well, that’s not true. It wasn’t. Impeach him. We’re making healthcare […]

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BERNIE SANDERS/DEMS/HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SOCIALISM: “While congressional Democrats embrace Crazy Bernie’s socialist healthcare takeover, we are defending America’s right to keep the doctor and the plan of your choice. We are ending surprise medical billing — just happened. We are imposing price transparency bigger than healthcare. We are protecting our veterans. And we will always protect patients […]

Read More… from 2/29/2020


HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY/SOUTH CAROLINA: “You’ll have great health care and preexisting conditions will be totally protected. Pre-Existing conditions will be totally protected. We’re making health care better and much cheaper while premiums more than doubled in the five years before I took office. We are now offering plans already that are up to 60% less expensive […]

Read More… from 2/28/2020


HEALTHCARE/NEVADA/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY/SUPREME COURT: “We’re protecting people with preexisting conditions and we always will. That’s why if we are successful, you don’t want the Supreme Court to try and get rid of this, the caucus. It’s a caucus known as Obamacare, but we’re running it much better than they did. Remember when they had, this was […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “And folks, the 100 million Americans with preexisting conditions who live in fear every day that Obamacare’s going to be taken away, I promise you it will not be. It will be expanded on where everybody will be able to have it.” -Joe Biden as quoted by Rev, “Nevada Caucus Speech […]

Read More… from 2/20/2020


BUDGET/CHUCK SCHUMER/HEALTHCARE/NANCY PELOSI/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SOTU/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Now, if President Trump’s State of the Union was a manifesto of mistruths, as Speaker Pelosi so aptly put it, President Trump’s latest budget proposal is a blueprint for destroying America. One word, nine letters, sums up the president’s budget, H-Y-P-O-C-R-I-S-Y, hypocrisy. In his State of the Union Address, […]

Read More… from 2/13/2020


HEALTHCARE/NANCY PELOSI/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “The American people deserve better. We are leaving now for a district or a period on listening to the concerns of our constituents. With their help, we formulated our, for the people agenda, what is important to them, their kitchen table concerns. Lower the cost of healthcare by lowering the cost of […]

Read More… from 2/13/2020


GOP/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY: “We are making health care better and much, much cheaper. You’ve seen what we did. We are protecting people with preexisting conditions, and we always will. The Republican Party always will, always will. And we got rid of the most unpopular thing in the health care world, the individual mandate. We had to […]

Read More… from 2/10/2020


HEALTHCARE/RUSSIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I think they should blame RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA again! If they can’t count votes properly, how are they going to run U.S. HealthCare? https://t.co/JsNB8jvKoo“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, February 7, 2020 7:59 am […]

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CHUCK SCHUMER/GOP/HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump talked at length about healthcare claiming amazingly, at one point he will fight to protect patients with preexisting conditions. This president just lies, just lies. He’s in court right now trying to undo the protections for preexisting conditions, and at the same time he says he wants to […]

Read More… from 2/5/2020


ECONOMY/HEALTH CARE/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Our administration brought the economy back from the brink of depression, saved the auto industry, and made health care available to millions of families. Donald Trump gave billionaires a tax break.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Feb. 4, 2020 10:08 pm […]

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HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SOCIAL SECURITY/SOTU: “I’ve also made an Ironclad Pledge to American families. We will always protect patients with preexisting conditions. And we will always protect your Medicare and we will always protect your Social Security, always.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Rev, “Donald Trump State of the Union Speech Transcript: February 4, 2020,” rev.com, February […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “Health care is on the ballot. We need to protect Obamacare from Donald Trump’s relentless attempts to repeal and sabotage it — and build on the law to ensure every American has the peace of mind that comes with quality, affordable care.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Feb. 1, 2020 5:20 pm […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Let’s be clear: If Donald Trump can afford to give giant tax breaks to the super-wealthy, then he can afford to ensure that the most vulnerable in our society receive the health care they need and deserve. We should be expanding Medicaid — not cutting it.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Jan. 31, […]

Read More… from 1/31/2020


GOP/HEALTHCARE/IOWA/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “We are making healthcare better and cheaper. We got rid of the individual mandate, the most unpopular thing, which essentially killed Obamacare. We are protecting people with pre-existing conditions and we always will, the Republican party.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Rev, “Donald Trump Iowa Rally Transcript: Trump Holds Rally in Des […]

Read More… from 1/30/2020


HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY: “They want to take away your private health insurance. We will protect patients with preexisting conditions like nobody else, and we will protect your preexisting physicians, which you’ve had to get rid of. Which you will have to get rid of when this new plan never happens. Don’t worry about it. It’s not […]

Read More… from 1/14/2020


HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I stand stronger than anyone in protecting your Healthcare with Pre-Existing Conditions. I am honored to have terminated the very unfair, costly and unpopular individual mandate for you!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 13, 2020 6:58 pm […]

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HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “My plan will lower premiums further by increasing Obamacare’s tax credits to ensure that no one – regardless of their medical circumstances – will ever spend more than 8.5 percent of their income on premiums, with even lower caps for low-income families. And we’ll reduce costs for everyone by making it cheaper […]

Read More… from 12/29/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “We cannot rest until every American can access quality, affordable care. This is deeply personal for me, and it’s why I’ve put forward a plan that will get us to universal coverage quickly and effectively. Ultimately, our health care system will only succeed if it reflects our shared values. That’s why my […]

Read More… from 12/29/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “Obamacare protected more than 100 million people with preexisting conditions, and brought peace of mind to 20 million Americans who had been forced to face life without health insurance. We made it illegal for insurers to put caps on essential health benefits, and made it possible for young people to stay on […]

Read More… from 12/29/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “I introduced a plan to build on Obamacare. Remind everybody, 20 million people got insurance who didn’t have it before. All people with pre-existing conditions were able to be covered… I’ve added to the Obamacare plan the Biden initiative, which is a public option, Medicare if you want to have Medicare, […]

Read More… from 12/19/2019


HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SUPREME COURT: “We’re doing tremendously on healthcare. The individual mandate — you know, we won yesterday in Supreme Court You saw that, in the appellate division. We won yesterday. Individual mandate is now gone. That’s tremendous savings. That was the worst part of Obamacare. We take care of preexisting conditions. They’re not going to […]

Read More… from 12/19/2019


DEMS/HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TEXAS: “Today’s decision in Texas v. Azar is a win for all Americans and confirms what I have said all along: that the individual mandate, by far the worst element of Obamacare, is unconstitutional. This decision will not alter the current healthcare system. My Administration continues to work to provide access to high-quality healthcare at a […]

Read More… from 12/18/2019


HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “President Trump is committed to protecting Americans with preexisting conditions and will continue working to improve the quality, affordability, and accessibility of our healthcare system, as the courts continue to consider this case.” -White House, “President Donald J. Trump Applauds The Circuit Court’s Decision and Will Continue Working to Provide Americans With Better […]

Read More… from 12/18/2019


GOP/HEALTHCARE/PENNSYLVANIA/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY: “Republicans will defend your sacred right to choose the doctor and you can choose your plan and you choose the plan that’s right for you. We will strongly protect patients with preexisting conditions.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, “Speech: Donald Trump Holds a Political Rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania – December 10, 2019,” […]

Read More… from 12/10/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump‘s unscheduled weekend visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center prompted days of widespread rumors about the president’s health. His doctor now says it was all routine. Dr. Sean P. Conley, physician to the president, used a memo released by the White House late Monday [11-18-19] night to refute […]

Read More… from 11/18/2019


HEALTHCARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “We eliminated the Obamacare individual mandate penalty, and we’re expanding affordable alternatives which cost up to 60 percent less than Obamacare plans. And it could be even quite a bit higher than that, in some cases. And we will always protect patients with preexisting conditions, and, as I’ve been saying lately, and also […]

Read More… from 11/15/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “I believe the plan I have proposed, which is building on Obamacare and providing a public option that is available for anyone, significantly reducing the cost of getting in the exchanges — my plan costs $750 billion, would immediately cover everybody — everybody in America, allow you to keep your private plan […]

Read More… from 11/11/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VA: “A health program for veterans that President Trump heralds as a triumphant success is struggling to make its network of doctors as large as required to meet an aggressive expansion of care outside the Department of Veterans Affairs health facilities, officials said. The company managing the new program in a majority of […]

Read More… from 11/6/2019


DEMS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY/SENIORS: “Democrats are becoming more extreme and militant by the day. The Democrats plan government takeover of healthcare would obliterate Medicare. What are they doing? I will always protect Medicare for our nation’s seniors. It’s going to be protected. What they’re doing is crazy and we will always protect patients with preexisting conditions, and […]

Read More… from 11/4/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA): “All we have to do is go back, restore Obamacare, make it — provide a public option, further subsidize the ability to get into a gold plan. My plan will cost about $750 billion over 10 years. We can pay for that.” -Joe Biden as quoted by Judy Woodruff, “Watch our interview […]

Read More… from 11/1/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump is undermining our health care and trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act at every turn. As a result, 400,000 additional children are uninsured. It’s cruel. I will protect and build on Obamacare to ensure every American has access to the care they need.” -Joe Biden, Twitter.com, Oct. […]

Read More… from 10/31/2019


CHILDREN/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The number of uninsured children ballooned by more than 400,000 between 2016 and 2018, an unprecedented decline in health coverage for the youngest Americans, a new study has found. Roughly 4.1 million children were uninsured in 2018, up from a low of 3.6 million in 2016, according to the Georgetown University Center […]

Read More… from 10/29/2019


DEMS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SENIORS/TEXAS/RALLY: “While we’re fighting for shared priorities, the American people, the Democrat Party has never been farther outside of the mainstream. They’ve gone nuts. Every Democrat running for president is pushing a healthcare agenda that would utterly eviscerate Medicare. My administration will always protect Medicare for our beloved seniors. And we will always protect […]

Read More… from 10/17/2019


DEMS/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY: “Every Democrat running for President is pushing a health care agenda that would end Medicare as we know it betraying our nation’s seniors. My administration will always protect Medicare for our beloved seniors and we will always protect patients with preexisting conditions.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, “Speech: Donald Trump Holds a […]

Read More… from 10/10/2019


DEMS/GOP/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/RALLY/SOCIALISM: “My administration is also fighting the Democrats, Socialist healthcare agenda that would obliterate Medicare. Republicans will protect Medicare and we will always protect patients with preexisting conditions.” -Donald Trump as quoted by Factbase, “Speech: Donald Trump Holds a Political Rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 10, 2019,” factba.se, October 10, 2019 […]

Read More… from 10/10/2019


DEMS/HEALTHCARE/GOP/OBAMA/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: [Renee Passal: “Your administration has been working hard on innovative strategies and health care. How do you think this will help Minnesotans?”] “Well, I think it’s really good. Obamacare has been a disaster. We got rid of the individual mandate, as you know, which was the worst part of Obamacare, and what we’re […]

Read More… from 10/10/2019


HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “PROTECTING VULNERABLE AMERICANS: President Trump is committed to protecting vulnerable American patients and families.   The President has reaffirmed that protecting Americans with preexisting conditions is fundamental to his healthcare agenda.” -White House, “President Donald J. Trump’s Healthcare Agenda Puts Seniors and American Patients First,” whitehouse.gov, October 3, 2019 […]

Read More… from 10/3/2019


CONGRESS/FLORIDA/GOP/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “First, we’re protecting vulnerable Americans. We have made a clear promise to America’s patients: We will always protect patients with preexisting conditions. The Republicans will always protect preexisting conditions. To stop families from being blindsided by outrageous medical bills — and this is something that is one of the most exciting things to […]

Read More… from 10/3/2019


HEALTHCARE/HHS/MEDICARE/SENATE/SENIORS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “The proposed Medicare for All Act of 2019, as introduced in the Senate (‘Medicare for All’) would destroy our current Medicare program, which enables our Nation’s seniors and other vulnerable Americans to receive affordable, high-quality care from providers of their choice. Rather than upend Medicare as we know it, my Administration will […]

Read More… from 10/3/2019


BERNIE SANDERS/DEMS/GOP/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SENIORS/TAXES: “More than 130 Democrats in Congress have signed up for the Bernie Sanders total government takeover of healthcare — — Crazy Bernie; he is a crazy guy — which would dramatically raise middle-class taxes, eliminate private health insurance for 180 million Americans, and destroy Medicare forever. Republicans will always protect Medicare for […]

Read More… from 9/12/2019


DHS/HEALTHCARE/IMMIGRATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The Trump administration on Monday [9-2-19] announced that it would reconsider its decision to force immigrants facing life-threatening health crises to return to their home countries, an abrupt move last month that generated public outrage and was roundly condemned by the medical establishment. On Aug. 7, the United States Citizenship and Immigration […]

Read More… from 9/2/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRADE DEALS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/UK: “British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is putting the National Health Service (NHS) off limits in any trade deal with the United States, the Sun newspaper reported…The letter continued that there should be no internal discussion of the issues within the government. Johnson fears the Labour Party would use any suggestion that […]

Read More… from 8/20/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN/OBAMACARE (ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “I believe deeply that health care is a right for all — not a privilege for the few. Every American deserves the peace of mind that comes with knowing they have insurance that allows them access to affordable, high-quality health care… You won’t find peace of mind if you cannot afford to […]

Read More… from 7/31/2019


ABORTION/HEALTHCARE/ILLINOIS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration’s rule barring federally subsidized family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday [7-18-19], vowing the state would step in to fund most of those clinics itself. Illinois’ action comes a week after a federal appeals court cleared the way for […]

Read More… from 7/18/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “My Administration is taking groundbreaking action to bring new hope to millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease. Today I signed an Executive Order, Advancing American Kidney Health…https://t.co/tAlFdDSTUU“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, July 10, 2019 11:59 am […]

Read More… from 7/10/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump issued a sweeping set of proposals aimed at improving medical care for the tens of millions of Americans who have kidney disease, a long-overlooked condition that kills more people than breast cancer. ‘This is a first, second and third step. It’s more than just a first step,’ Mr. Trump said […]

Read More… from 7/10/2019


CONGRESS/GOP/HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “And we will always protect patients with preexisting conditions. It’s an absolute fact. It’s done. The Republican Party will protect patients with preexisting conditions. [Applause] We’re working with Congress to stop surprise medical billing because no American should be blindsided by medical bills to services that they never agreed to in advance.” -Donald […]

Read More… from 7/10/2019


HEALTHCARE/HHS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows… My Administration is dedicated to advancing American kidney health.  The state of care for patients with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is unacceptable: […]

Read More… from 7/10/2019


HEALTHCARE/HHS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump on Wednesday [7-10-19] will order a series of initiatives to encourage more kidney transplants and treatment at home, the start of a process intended to overhaul a market in which the federal government spends more than $100 billion per year. Trump’s executive order — slated to be timed to […]

Read More… from 7/8/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN: “I think undocumented people need to have a means by which they can be covered when they’re sick. And so the idea is that’s what I think we should be doing, by building more clinics around the country not just for the undocumented but for other people, when they’re ill, when they’re sick… […]

Read More… from 7/5/2019


ECONOMY/HEALTHCARE/JOE BIDEN: “In terms of the economy… look, I know I’m Middle Class Joe, I get that part. It’s not meant I’m sophisticated. It means, I’m — you know, the middle class built this country. You didn’t have Wall Street build this country. And how did they do it? You gave people a chance and […]

Read More… from 7/5/2019


CRIME/DEMS/EDUCATION/GOP/HEALTHCARE/MILITARY/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS: “I think I’ve reached most Americans. Most Americans want no crime. Most Americans want a strong military. They want good education. They want good healthcare. If you look at preexisting conditions, the Republicans are going to save preexisting conditions. The Democrats won’t be able to do it. What the Democrats’ plan is going […]

Read More… from 7/1/2019


HEALTHCARE/HHS/TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDERS: “My Administration seeks to enhance the ability of patients to choose the healthcare that is best for them.  To make fully informed decisions about their healthcare, patients must know the price and quality of a good or service in advance.  With the predominant role that third-party payers and Government programs play in the […]

Read More… from 6/24/2019


GOP/HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SOCIAL SECURITY: “And we spend a lot of time defending Medicare and Social Security, and we’re always going to protect patients with preexisting conditions. People don’t understand that — that we are fighting very, very hard to get it taken care of for preexisting conditions. And if we weren’t, that wouldn’t happen. But the […]

Read More… from 6/24/2019


DEMS/ELECTION/GOP/HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “As President Trump prepares to kick off his bid for a second term this week, he is anxiously searching for a way to counter Democrats on health care, one of their central issues, even though many of his wary Republican allies would prefer he let it go for now. Since he announced […]

Read More… from 6/16/2019


HEALTHCARE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Announcing great, expanded HRAs—big win for small employers and workers. This is a fantastic plan! My Administration has worked very hard on creating more affordable health coverage. https://t.co/DQbUfGJc1I”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 14, 2019 2:14 pm […]

Read More… from 6/14/2019


HEALTHCARE/MEDICARE/OBAMACARE(ACA)/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/SENIORS: “We’re defending Medicare and Social Security for our great seniors. We’re eliminated — and we have eliminated Obamacare’s deeply unpopular individual mandate penalty. And you know how bad that was. Think of it: You paid a tremendous amount of money for the privilege of paying so that you don’t have to pay for […]

Read More… from 6/14/2019


HEALTHCARE/NOMINATIONS/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump is expected to name Tomas Philipson, a former University of Chicago economist and specialist in health care policy, as his next chief economist in the coming days, according to a person familiar with the matter. Philipson, who already serves as one of the three members of the Council of Economic […]

Read More… from 6/7/2019


HEALTHCARE/JOHN MCCAIN: “I was very angry with John McCain because he killed healthcare. I was not a big fan of John McCain in any way, shape, or form. I think John McCain had a lot to getting President Bush — a lot to do with it — to go into the Middle East, which was […]

Read More… from 5/30/2019


ELECTION/HEALTHCARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign believes he can turn Republicans’ biggest liability from last year’s congressional elections – the debate about the future of healthcare in America – into a winning issue for his reelection. That would have appeared highly unlikely just months ago, when Democrats seized upon the issue […]

Read More… from 5/23/2019


HEALTHCARE/HHS/MIKE PENCE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Sweeping new protections for religious health care workers and an overhaul of family planning programs to effectively cut out Planned Parenthood represent something unusual in the Trump administration: a clear spotting of the fingerprints of Vice President Mike Pence. From topics ranging from trade to the president’s scorched-earth attacks against the […]

Read More… from 5/20/2019