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United States presidential election, 2020 | 10/9/2019

… fake news media continues to spread an easily debunked lie and hoax. [1] In the 2020 United States presidential election , Donald Trump is standing for re-election, having accomplished much during his first term . Presumably … by the science backing the Green New Deal that claims Medicare for All and slave reparations can solve the climate crisis . Democrats advocate for open borders and the right of the entire planet to enter …

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Ukraine dishonesty blitz: Trump made 66 false claims last week - CNNPolitics | 10/9/2019

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump made 66 false claims last week, using relentless dishonesty to try to defend his dealings with Ukraine and attack the whistleblower who complained about them. Twenty-five of the 66 false claims were related to the Ukraine scandal. Trump made 20 false claims on Twitter, 11 in a speech on Medicare at The Villages retirement community in Florida, and 10 in an exchange with reporters …

Trump’s Executive Order Could Bankrupt The Medicare Trust Funds In Less Than 5 Months | Forbes | 10/8/2019

Donald Trump signs an Executive Order 13890 at the Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Last Thursday, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) with sweeping implications for how Medicare is priced and, by extension, how much the government winds up spending annually on Medicare. In fact, the whole EO signing ceremony is really …

Could Trump’s Executive Order On Medicare End Up Raising Costs For Seniors? : Shots - Health News : NPR | 10/8/2019

President Trump signed an executive order requiring changes to Medicare on October 3. The order included some ideas that could raise costs for seniors, depending how they’re implemented. SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption toggle caption SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett Vowing to protect Medicare with “every ounce of strength,” President Donald Trump last week spoke to a cheering crowd in Florida. But his executive …

Guest view: Washington can agree on cutting drug prices | 10/8/2019

Medicare prescription beneficiaries, and to use average international drug prices as a ceiling. That’s what House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is suggesting in a plan she recently introduced, and what President Donald Trump has also said he favors. Such a reform would mean prices more accurately reflect a drug’s true value — and could lead to savings of $49 billion annually just on Medicare prescriptions, not to mention a significant reduction in …

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Trump Calls for Ban On Non-Tobacco Flavored Vaping Products | NPR | 9/12/2019

… administration is moving to ban flavored e-cigarettes. It’s an effort to combat teen addiction. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: It’s a problem that nobody really thought about too much a few years … What do you make of this move? HARRIS: Well, the AMA has long called on the FDA to regulate e-cigarettes, particularly banning flavors and marketing practices that enhance the appeal of e-cigarette products …

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Trump continues piecemeal health care push as Democrats tout big plans - CNNPolitics | 10/3/2019

… near-certainty of running next year against a Democrat whose campaign will feature a sweeping vision for health care, President Donald Trump is rolling out the latest in a series of isolated health care policies … care explained: Medicare for All vs public option vs the ACA Since the start of Trump’s presidency, Republicans have struggled and failed to agree on a unified vision for health care to offer up as …

Defend the entire ACA or strike the whole thing down? For Trump it was apparently a flip of the coin. | 10/1/2019

… plaintiffs as to what they thought the actual “solution” to the “problem” should be. While the plaintiffs want the entire ACA struck down “root and branch”, at the time, the DoJ only wanted the ACA’s … the ACA and failing to do so…and considering that Donald Trump had become particularly obsessed with trying to wipe out his hated predecessor’s most visible policy accomplishment out of pure spite…it struck me …

As the Affordable Care Act’s future remains in doubt, accumulating evidence suggests it’s made people healthier - SFGate | 9/30/2019

… evidence that, nearly a decade after it became one of the most polarizing health-care laws in U.S. history, the ACA is making some Americans healthier - and less likely to die. The evidence is accumulating … ACA before the Supreme Court for a third time. President Donald Trump has dismantled as much of the law as his administration can, by expanding the availability of skimpy, inexpensive health plans that skirt ACA

As the Affordable Care Act’s future remains in doubt, accumulating evidence suggests it’s made people healthier | 9/30/2019

… evidence that, nearly a decade after it became one of the most polarizing health-care laws in U.S. history, the ACA is making some Americans healthier – and less likely to die. The evidence is accumulating … ACA before the Supreme Court for a third time. President Donald Trump has dismantled as much of the law as his administration can, by expanding the availability of skimpy, inexpensive health plans that skirt ACA

Trump administration considered defending the Affordable Care Act in court - GreenwichTime | 9/27/2019

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration is taking major political heat for opposing Obamacare in a high-stakes legal challenge, which a federal appeals court could rule on any day now. But that wasn’t always the plan. It turns out the administration originally intended to embrace all of the Affordable Care Act - including its protections for patients with preexisting conditions - until an influential trio of conservative advisers convinced President Donald Trump earlier …