Republican Outrages

Republicans Move Forward with Efforts to Repeal the Affordable Care Act – Without a Replacement

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January 27, 2017

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Morning Roundup: Rocky Republican Retreat Edition

Congressional Republicans are at their retreat in Philadelphia this week, hoping to get on the same page and develop a policy agenda. It comes as a surprise to exactly no one that the retreat isn't going as smoothly as they had hoped. A look at the headlines shows Republicans on Capitol Hill and the Trump Administration continue to struggle with deep divisions. 

Republicans Continue Effort to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Without Offering a Real Plan to Replace It

For Immediate Release:

January 24, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Is it Too Much to Ask That Republicans Listen to Their Constituents?

Another day, another Congressional Republican dodging their constituents as they share their outrage on Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without offering a real replacement. This time, it’s Michigan Rep. Justin Amash. This headline says it all: “Scores Turned Away From Contentious Rep. Justin Amash Town Hall Meeting”:

Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference on Republican Efforts to Make America Sick Again

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January 19, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Constituents to House GOP: “People are angry”

As this morning’s Washington Post sums up, the pressure is mounting for Republicans to come up with a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act before they repeal it. But Republicans remain deeply divided on a path forward. From the Washington Post:

Republican Congressman Sneaks Out of Community Meeting Early to Avoid Constituent Questions on ACA

Just as we predicted, House Republicans are already feeling the heat after voting to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act without offering a replacement, which will kick millions of Americans off their coverage and increase health care costs for millions more. Yesterday,  Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) faced a large crowd of constituents at a community meeting in his district, many of whom wanted to know why the Congressman voted to begin repealing the ACA without a replacement.

Republicans Begin to Repeal the Affordable Care Act, Still Have No Plan to Replace

For Immediate Release:

January 13, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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GOP Quote of the Day: “My constituents are freaking out…”

Today’s Republican quote of the day is brought to you by Rep. Richard Hudson of North Carolina, who said his constituents are “freaking out” about losing their health coverage. His constituents – and millions of Americans – have every right to be after Republicans voted to begin the process to repeal the ACA without having a replacement. From Bloomberg:

Hoyer Statement on Republican Attacks on the Office of Government Ethics

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January 13, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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