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Sen. Cassidy: New bipartisan plan may lead to the resurrection of Graham-Cassidy [EXCLUSIVE]

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) are offering a short-term bipartisan health care solution that will help stabilize the marketplace following President Donald Trump’s executive order to end cost-sharing reduction subsidies to insurance companies. In a new interview, Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) believes that if this bill passes it could lead to the […]

Conservatives explain to Kimmel: You’re wrong on healthcare

The Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare seems all but dead, and Jimmy Kimmel significantly contributed to kill it. On Tuesday night, the late night host accused Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) of lying to him regarding his health care proposal to fix the Affordable Care Act. Kimmel took on this political cause after his […]

How the Graham-Cassidy bill would impact young people

Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Dean Heller (R-NV), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Ron Johnson’s (R-WI) health care plan or the GCHJ health care bill is designed to give power back to the states. The GCHJ bill provides federal block grants to states and allows each state to decide how to take care of their constituents best. […]

Jimmy Kimmel blasts Bill Cassidy: He “lied right to my face” [VIDEO]

Late night comic Jimmy Kimmel, who rarely takes time out of his monologue to address serious matters, vented his frustrations with Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) for “lying” about his health care bill intended to replace the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the late night host, whose son, Billy, was born earlier […]

Bernie Sanders admits that universal health care would ‘bankrupt the nation’ [VIDEO]

Earlier this week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced his “Medicare for All” bill, a single-payer health care plan. In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, the Vermont Senator said that the bill is not a “radical idea.” However, it is far from his 1987 stance on the issue when he was mayor of […]

Massive doctor shortage reveals Obamacare is killing the medical profession

Even though President Trump promised to let Obamacare fail before coming to a deal with the House and Senate Democrats who wouldn’t budge on repeal and replace efforts, doctors are taking the brunt of the damage. In 2015, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) reported that there will be a shortage of 90,000 physicians […]

In defense of Tomi: I ‘benefited’ from Obamacare too. Until I got sick…

Over the weekend at Politicon in Pasadena, California, Tomi Lahren made headlines during her debate with Chelsea Handler for slamming Obamacare, while benefitting from the health care law. During an exchange surrounding health care, Handler asked Lahren, “Do you have a health care plan or no?” Lahren replied, “Luckily I am 24 so I am […]

Brat: How (and why) the Freedom Caucus plans to force a vote on full Obamacare repeal

In an exclusive interview with Red Alert Politics, Congressman and Freedom Caucus member Dave Brat (R-VA) said that the only way for both parties to move forward on health care is through a complete repeal of ObamaCare. The Freedom Caucus have been vocal advocates for a full repeal of ObamaCare. After the Senate was unable […]

Rep. DeSantis: Full Obamacare repeal is a better deal for millennials

This year was supposed to be a busy one for the Trump administration in pushing for Obamacare repeal & replacement, tax reform, and building the wall. However, with the recent decision of a few Senate Republicans, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan will have to wait a little bit longer to put something on the president’s […]

New Senate healthcare plan will help millennials — but also has ‘bailout’ for insurance companies

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republican leaders released a newer version of the healthcare bill to repeal and replace Obamacare on Thursday, which they hope will be more acceptable to moderate and conservative holdouts. One revision of the bill includes Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) “Consumer Freedom Amendment” that would allow individuals to purchase private […]

No, Trump doesn’t want to “euthanize 80 million young and old Americans”

If you’re looking for legitimate criticism of the Senate Republican health care bill, better known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, you’ll find it in the four GOP senators who are currently holding out on voting for the bill. We’re only two weeks removed from House Majority Whip Steve Scalise getting shot and […]

Rapper French Montana: Health care a “right,” not a “privilege”

The burden of repealing and replacing Obamacare has been on the Senate for the last month since the House voted to pass the American Health Care Act in May. And while the debate over stripping health care from millions of Americans continues to dominate the discussion between Democrats and Republicans, CNN has decided to amplify […]

California’s single-payer pricetag: $400 billion

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) By Kimberly Leonard, Washington Examiner, A bill transforming California’s healthcare system into a single-payer model would cost $400 billion, a sum that widely surpasses the state’s $125 billion budget. According to a legislative analysis, the state could seek various waivers to help pay for the program through Obamacare provisions and Medicaid, but […]

Miss USA: I stand by what I said about healthcare and feminism [VIDEO]

On Sunday, Kara McCullough won the Miss USA pageant, but most of the focus from her victory were her responses during the Q&A portion of the pageant. McCullough, a physical scientist at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was lauded by conservatives for her brave responses to controversial topics like healthcare where she said it’s a privilege […]

Liberals dance on the grave of Bob Owens, who committed suicide

On Monday, Bob Owens, the editor of the pro-Second Amendment blog Bearing Arms, was found dead in an apparent suicide according to police. Owens was found outside by a stop sign on Monday morning in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. just outside of Raleigh. While authorities are still confirming the cause of death with the coroner’s office, all signs […]

GOP Senator dazzles audience on Kimmel, promotes Trump plan [VIDEO]

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel returned to his show on Monday night a week after a short hiatus to be with family after his newborn son recovers from a congenital heart defect. Before his break, he made a plea to Capitol Hill to not repeal Obamacare and leave millions of people without health insurance. The House […]

Liberal hysteria reaches all-time high over AHCA vote

Hot takes on the internet are becoming a national pastime. Yet, liberals continue to outdo themselves with everything that happens with President Trump in Washington. After House Republicans voted on Thursday to replace the Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) with a heavily amended American Health Care Act by a margin of 217-213, liberals thought their […]

Rep. Massie: If Rand Paul was president, Obamacare would be repealed

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) earned his bachelor’s in electrical engineering and master’s in mechanical engineering from MIT, yet after being in Congress for four-plus years, he’s got a degree in “not giving a f—.” On Tuesday night, the Kentucky congressman went onto the Fifth Column podcast to reflect on the failure of the American Health […]

Healthcare bill pulled due to lack of votes: A win in the long run?

The “nightmare” known as Obamacare will remain the law of the land as House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the America Health Care Act bill before its scheduled 3:30 pm vote on the House floor on Friday. The House bill needed 216 votes to pass the Obamacare replacement plan, but the House Freedom Caucus along with […]

Report: Speaker Ryan to postpone AHCA Obamacare repeal vote

It’s taken Republicans seven years to correct the “disaster” known as Obamacare, and even then, they still can’t come to an agreement. After several meetings between President Trump and Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and the rest of the House Freedom Caucus, numerous GOP sources confirmed on Thursday afternoon that House GOP leaders would be postponing the […]