When a Republican tells you the Affordable Care Act is really unpopular, please remind them that is much more popular than Trump
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) March 7, 2017
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) March 6, 2017
No matter how cynical you try to be…
House is going to start having committee votes on Obamacare bill on Wednesday that they released to the public at 6 p.m. today. No CBO score
— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) March 7, 2017
Thus beginning the process of the GOP leadership hoping the WH nudges the Freedom Caucus members along on this https://t.co/TC9hPOtkMT
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) March 6, 2017
Two-page fact sheet from House GOP on their ACA replacement bill https://t.co/H9o49v0z9j
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 6, 2017
— Andy Slavitt (@ASlavitt) March 6, 2017
The word "Obamacare" actually appears in this piece of shredder fodder. So much of this is just pure spite.
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) March 7, 2017
Under GOP bill, anyone who goes w/o health coverage for two months or more would face a 30% surcharge on premiums for a year. pic.twitter.com/krmLYLTOTn
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) March 6, 2017
"buy insurance or pay the IRS a fine" becomes "buy insurance or pay Blue Cross a penalty surcharge"
— Simon Maloy (@SimonMaloy) March 6, 2017
This seems like a provision that is designed to be both very unpopular AND counterproductive to its putative policy goal. Lose-lose!
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) March 7, 2017
Employer mandate penalty would also go to zero, retroactive to include this year.
— Margot Sanger-Katz (@sangerkatz) March 6, 2017
If you are worried that insurance company CEOs in the United States are underpaid, Paul Ryan has a fix for that. pic.twitter.com/72eAEhRJj9
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) March 7, 2017
Cigna CEO: $17.3 m
Aetna CEO: $17.3 m
UnitedHealth CEO: $14.5 m
Anthem CEO: $13.6 m
Humana CEO: $10.3 m
These guys need a tax break?
— Andrea Purse (@drepurse) March 7, 2017
It's not clear what problem the GOP's repeal bill actually solves: https://t.co/KidjaHEOFU
— Peter Suderman (@petersuderman) March 7, 2017
The "problem" is the entire professional right lied and overpromised to the base for years and this bill lets Republicans pretend otherwise. https://t.co/gO9U1Xa7hN
— Brian Beutler (@brianbeutler) March 7, 2017
Some of the GOP fellowship are smart enough to start edging towards the exits…
— Cameron Joseph (@cam_joseph) March 6, 2017