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If They Like Obamacare, They Can’t Keep It

If you like your health care and want to keep it, Republicans say: Too bad. Check out this exchange with Republican Whip Steve Scalise on whether Americans will be worse off under the Republican plan:  

 Mark Halperin, MSNBC: “Can you say not one consumer will be worse off your plan?”

  “If someone is on Obamacare today, and they really like Obamacare, that will be gone after our transition period…”

 

Brookings: CBO will predict 15 million to lose coverage under GOP reform bill

While we wait for a CBO score, expected next week, Brookings is out with their estimate of the impacts of the GOP #PayMoreForLess ACA repeal bill and – shocker – the news is NOT good for Republicans. From Politico:

FACT CHECK: Speaker Ryan's Press Conference

Speaker Ryan’s lengthy defense of the GOP’s repeal bill today is just begging for a fact check, so here we go:

WHAT HE SAID: “This law is in the middle of a collapse and people are quickly losing their choices…  If we simply did nothing, just washed our hands of it, if we in the majority party said, ‘You know what, the Democrats gave us Obamacare, let them live with it.’ the collateral damage in this country would be awful.”

Hoyer Statement on Committee Markups of GOP’s Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

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March 9, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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GOP Hypocrisy: Rushing Their ACA Repeal Bill, Hiding the Impact From the American People

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March 9, 2017

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Hoyer Floor Remarks on Republican Efforts to Hide Their Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

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March 9, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Whip Hoyer Launches ResistRepeal.org, a New Website Dedicated to Ensuring the Public's Voice is Heard as Congress Debates the Republican ACA Repeal Bill

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March 9, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Top 10 Reasons Every American Should Be Concerned By the House GOP’s Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

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March 8, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Discusses the GOP Bill to Make Americans Pay More For Less with MSNBC's Craig Melvin

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March 8, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###

Editorial Boards: Reject The GOP Bill to Repeal the ACA, Force Americans to Pay More for Less

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March 8, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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