President Trump is again focusing on one of his promises during the 2016 campaign: to abolish the Affordable Care Act.
The legislation, commonly known as Obamacare, greatly expanded low-income and working-class Americans’ eligibility for Medicaid. More than 20 million additional people are now getting health insurance from private companies through the federal program.
Democrats vow to resist the administration’s efforts to end the ACA. Most of them favor making it even easier to qualify for the coverage, and some want to enact a “Medicare for all” system guaranteeing health insurance for everyone.
Mid-term congressional elections, so named because they occur half-way through a president’s four-year term, traditionally serve as a referendum on the commander-in-chief’s popularity. The elections also can shift control of the Senate or House of Representatives from one party to another, resulting in significant policy changes.
November 6 and The Future of Healthcare Reform in the US -By Preetam Kaushik The past eight years have all but confirmed the worst fears of Conservatives regarding the healthcare reforms passed by President Obama. The nation stands more divided than ever before, largely as a result of the irresponsible subversion of the US political […]