Republicans are claiming they have enough votes to pass a butchered version of Obamacare tomorrow. After several failed attempts, they are introducing a piece of shit that comes with an $8 billion carrot to cover those with pre-existing conditions. Nancy Pelosi, who angered people earlier this week by insisting we shouldn't force Democratic politicians to accept part of the Democratic platform (namely, abortion), called it: "A sad deadly joke."
If it passes the House, it's not likely to make it through the Senate.
Reports the New York Times:
“None of the legislative tweaks under consideration changes the serious harm to patients and the health care delivery system” that would result from the bill, said Dr. Andrew W. Gurman, the president of the American Medical Association. The latest changes, he said, “tinker at the edges without remedying the fundamental failing of the bill – that millions of Americans will lose their health insurance as a direct result of this proposal.”
None of this is good. I wonder how James Comey's stomach is doing now.