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8/29/2021 Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will be killed, arrested or re-elected (BBC) Margot Sanger-Katz / New York Times : Five Decades Later, Medicare Might Cover Dental Care ‚Ai In the large budget bill now in Congress, supporters of the measure see a rare opportunity to advance a popular ... both Biden and Trump for crisis in Afghanistan ‚Ai Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday morning that the current situation in Afghanistan is the direct result of decisions made by both the Trump and Biden administrations ...
7/14/2021 GOP rips Democrats' 'shocking' new $3.5T spending plan as recipe for economic disaster ... 3.5 trillion budget plan as too big and detrimental to the economic recovery after it was unveiled Tuesday night.Even Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, who has been known to work across the aisle with Democrats ... reached a deal on a new spending plan to expand Medicare, address climate change and establish paid family leave. Schumer touted the plan as "exciting" and "transformational" to help middle-class families breathe easier and ...
4/20/2021 Romney introduces legislation to tackle Social Security's funding shortfalls Yahoo News Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is leading a bipartisan coalition to help buoy Social Security among other federal trust programs that are in funding straits.Co-sponsored by six Democrats, nine Republicans, and one Independent in both the Senate and House, the Time to Rescue United States‚Ao Trusts (TRUST) Act aims to address the country‚Aos endangered federal programs like the Highway Trust Fund, Medicare Part A, and Social ...
4/18/2021 Federal Action Alert – April 18, 2021 – Coconino County Democratic Party emailFor Senator Sinema:Oppose the TRUST ACT and Filibuster Reform. The Trust Act, just reintroduced by Mitt Romney, would create a fast track, closed door process, allowing a simple majority to make cuts to Social Security and Medicare all under the guise of solvency. Sen. Sinema was a co-sponsor in the last Congressional Session. Since then, there has been a big effort to educate legislators about the dangers ...
3/19/2021 George Pyle: Spencer Cox and Mitt Romney say the quiet parts about health care and families out loud Salt Lake Tribune ... of rolling out COVID-19 tests for all comers didn‚Aot stop to bill anyone‚Aos private insurance, or their Medicare or Medicaid accounts, the answer was simple and honest. Perhaps more honest than was ... in total national health care costs than the existing system.Mitt Romney said the quiet part out loud.The U.S. senator from Utah has honestly explained that the purpose of his proposed Family Security Act ...
3/19/2021 George Pyle: Spencer Cox and Mitt Romney say the quiet parts about health care and families out loud Salt Lake Tribune ... of rolling out COVID-19 tests for all comers didn‚Aot stop to bill anyone‚Aos private insurance, or their Medicare or Medicaid accounts, the answer was simple and honest. Perhaps more honest than was ... in total national health care costs than the existing system.Mitt Romney said the quiet part out loud.The U.S. senator from Utah has honestly explained that the purpose of his proposed Family Security Act ...
3/4/2021 Romney's TRUST Act is a Trojan Horse to cut seniors' benefits The Hill Romney's TRUST Act is a Trojan Horse to cut seniors' benefits By Former Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Max Richtman, opinion contributors ‚Ai 03/04/21 01:00 PM ¬© iStockAn insidious piece of legislation affecting Social Security and Medicare may be working its way into the COVID-19 relief bill. We had hoped that Sen. Mitt Romney Willard (Mitt) Mitt Romney Democratic centrists flex power on Biden legislation Ron Johnson grinds ...
2/24/2021 The Health 202: GOP moderates appear open to Becerra as health secretary The Washington Post ... Mitt Romney (Utah) steered clear of attacks levied by some of their more-conservative colleagues, who say Becerra lacks the experience and bipartisanship needed to lead one of the nation‚Aos largest agencies amid a pandemic. Instead, they asked him policy-oriented questions about rural health care, reopening schools and Medicare‚Aos financial insolvency during the 2¬Ω-hour hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.Support from ...
2/24/2021 The Health 202: GOP moderates appear open to Becerra as health secretary The Washington Post ... Mitt Romney (Utah) steered clear of attacks levied by some of their more-conservative colleagues, who say Becerra lacks the experience and bipartisanship needed to lead one of the nation‚Aos largest agencies amid a pandemic. Instead, they asked him policy-oriented questions about rural health care, reopening schools and Medicare‚Aos financial insolvency during the 2¬Ω-hour hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.Support from ...
2/23/2021 Mitt Romney criticizes Biden's HHS secretary nominee over abortion, expansion of Medicare Salt Lake Tribune Utah Sen. Mitt Romney tussled Tuesday with Xavier Becerra, President Joe Biden‚Aos nominee as secretary of Health and Human Services, over his stand on abortion and Democratic proposals to expand a nearly bankrupt Medicare system. During Becerra‚Aos confirmation hearing, Romney asked the nominee ‚Ai who is the current California attorney general and a former member of Congress ‚Ai why he once voted against so-called ‚Aupartial-birth abortion ...
7/28/2020 Besides fighting COVID-19, Mitt Romney wants aid package to reform Social Security and Medicare - The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune As Senate Republicans on Monday unveiled their proposals for a next round of COVID-19 relief, they included one from Utah Sen. Mitt Romney he says is aimed at saving soon-to-be-depleted trust funds for Social Security and Medicare. Romney calls his plan the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act, which calls for creation of congressional committees specifically assigned to develop legislation to restore and strengthen ...
7/28/2020 Besides fighting COVID-19, Mitt Romney wants aid package to reform Social Security and Medicare - The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune As Senate Republicans on Monday unveiled their proposals for a next round of COVID-19 relief, they included one from Utah Sen. Mitt Romney he says is aimed at saving soon-to-be-depleted trust funds for Social Security and Medicare. Romney calls his plan the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act, which calls for creation of congressional committees specifically assigned to develop legislation to restore and strengthen ...
7/24/2020 Coronavirus relief package could lead to Social Security and Medicare cuts Yahoo News Coronavirus relief package could lead to Social Security and Medicare cuts Graig Graziosi July 24, 2020 REUTERS The Republican coronavirus relief package will include legislation from Senator Mitt Romney that could result in cuts to Medicare and Social Security . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed Thursday that the upcoming relief package would include the legislation. Mr McConnell told the Senate that Mr Romney's TRUST Act is "a bipartisan bill, co ...
5/31/2020 Don’t Strip Health and Retirement Benefits From Millions of Seniors During Pandemic Target : Mitt Romney, junior United States Senator, Utah Goal : Withdraw legislation that would gut Social Security and Medicare. Health and retirement benefits relied upon by generations of Americans could soon be under threat by legislation introduced by Senator Mitt Romney in an effort to cut the national deficit by harming the most vulnerable citizens. The Time to Rescue United States Trusts (TRUST) Act was introduced by Romney in 2019 with ...
5/25/2020 GOP ‘plot to gut Social Security behind closed doors’ gains steam in Senate Covid-19 talks ... Mitt Romney to establish congressional committees with the specific goal of crafting legislative “solutions” for America’s federal trust fund programs has reportedly resurfaced in GOP talks over the next Covid-19 stimulus package, sparking alarm among progressive advocates who warn the Utah Republican’s bill is nothing but a stealth attack on Social Security and Medicare. Politico ‘s Burgess Everett reported Wednesday that Romney’s TRUST Act, first introduced last October with ...
2/15/2020 AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s wall claim is beyond ‘redemption’ Seattle Times ... Mitt Romney was the only Republican to vote for conviction, doing so on the abuse of power charge. _ DEMOCRATS ON MEDICARE JOE BIDEN on Trump’s proposed budget: “Look at the budget he just submitted. He eviscerates Medicare.” — CBS interview Monday. HOUSE SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI: “One week after the President paid lip service to protecting the health care of American families, his budget betrays his values with cruel cuts to Medicare ...
12/13/2019 Maya MacGuineas: Utah statesmen seek to fix our most pressing problems Salt Lake Tribune Political paralysis may grip Washington, but two Utah leaders are seeking solutions to some of our nation’s most pressing problems. Last month, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, and other leaders from both chambers and parties introduced the Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act , or the TRUST Act. The bill would create bipartisan commissions to rescue the Social Security, Medicare and Highway trust funds before ...
12/13/2019 Maya MacGuineas: Utah statesmen seek to fix our most pressing problems - The Salt Lake Tribune Salt Lake Tribune Political paralysis may grip Washington, but two Utah leaders are seeking solutions to some of our nation’s most pressing problems. Last month, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, and other leaders from both chambers and parties introduced the Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act , or the TRUST Act. The bill would create bipartisan commissions to rescue the Social Security, Medicare and Highway trust funds before ...
12/6/2019 What does Deval Patrick believe? Where the candidate stands on 6 issues PBS ... Patrick served as Massachusetts’ governor from 2007 to 2015. He then joined a private equity firm co-founded by Sen. Mitt Romney. Here’s where Patrick stands on some key issues of the 2020 election: Gun ... penalties for carrying guns on school grounds. Health care: opposes “Medicare for All” Despite calling “Medicare for All” a “terrific idea” last year, Patrick has since shifted his position, saying in November that he does ...
12/6/2019 McAdams’ bill to restore, strengthen Social Security, Medicare endorsed by fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition | Representative Ben McAdams US House of Representatives McAdams’ bill to restore, strengthen Social Security, Medicare endorsed by fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition December 6, 2019 Press Release Washington DC— Congressman Ben McAdams welcomed the endorsement by the fiscally-responsible Blue Dog Coalition for his bipartisan bill to bolster endangered federal trust funds, including Social Security and Medicare. McAdams and Utah Senator Mitt Romney have introduced the Time to Rescue United States’ Trusts (TRUST) Act (H.R. 4907) in ...
12/4/2019 Will Trump’s Welfare Chauvinism Transform the Republican Party? ... wave into unified Democratic government — a big if — the question which the GOP must ask itself is no longer “Should Mitt Romney have pressed for immigration reform?” The question, rather, becomes the fundamental character of ... entitlements for everyone else. He consistently promised not to cut Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security, all the while calling to restrict such benefits for immigrants. He falsely tweeted that “illegal immigrant households receive far more ...
12/3/2019 Government Trust Funds Are Selling America Short ... government trust funds. A new bill, the Bipartisan Trust Act, may focus new attention on this issue. Sponsored by Senators Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and ... number of smaller ones. The biggest, of course, are for Medicare and Social Security, but it also operates trust funds to pay for highways, airports, military and federal civilian retirees, and unemployment insurance. These funds ...
12/2/2019 Joe Biden Rides in ‘No Malarkey’ Bus, Nibbles Wife’s Finger New York Mag ... presidential trail, including Ted Cruz’s “Courageous Cruzer,” John Edwards’s “Main Street Express” and “Daddy Worked in a Mill” fleet, and Mitt Romney’s indefensible “Mitt Mobile: A Five Brothers Bus.” If the eight-day tour was ... Bend, Indiana, favors the public option and coined the phrase “Medicare for all who want it” to describe the concept. “He stole it,” Biden told reporters on his campaign bus in Iowa. Biden said he ...
11/27/2019 Barack Obama is more cautious than conservative - The Washington Post The Washington Post ... describe former president Barack Obama’s personality and proposals. Obamacare is a good example. It was modeled in many respects on Mitt Romney’s health-care plan from when he was governor of Massachusetts. Mr. Romney’s plan ... care. Mr. Obama has wisely cautioned that some version of Medicare-for-all is more likely to be a politically sustainable improvement than universal health care. Current public opinion polls back this view, and Democratic ...
11/21/2019 First Edition: November 21, 2019 Kaiser Health News ... Sen. Elizabeth Warren for president Wednesday, giving her a boost in the sometimes contentious Democratic debate over health care and Medicare-for-all. “She has the brains and the brawn and the moral clarity to ... ban came from both parties during the Hahn hearing. Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) called youth vaping “the canary in the coal mine, or better, the child in the vaping room,” and asked Hahn whether ...