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MArch 20, 2017

March 14, 2017

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) had this reaction:

“I think if you read this entire report, I’m pretty encouraged by it.

“And it actually exceeded my expectations.”

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The Day in a Quote

March 10, 2017

Donald Trump’s ‘mandate’ – ‘Trump HHS Pick Said Medicare Phaseout Would Pass Next Summer’

Rep. Tom Price

National Popular Vote
Clinton – 64,826,234 – +2,332,814 – 48.1%
little Trump 62,493,420 – 46.4%

US House Of Representatives –
Republicans Lost 6 Seats.

US Senate
Republicans Lost 2 maybe 3 Seats.

‘Privatization of Medicare has been a central feature of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s budget proposal for years, and the House GOP has voted in favor of it multiple times’.

‘On November 17th, when TPM asked Price about his timeline for moving Medicare phaseout legislation in the next Congress, Price said he did not believe it would be in the first legislation Trump and the Republican Congress would tackle in the Spring’.

‘He said he expected it would come mid-year in the second phase of the budget reconciliation process’.

“I think that is probably in the second phase of reconciliation, which would have to be in the FY 18 budget resolution in the first 6-8 months,” Price told TPM’.

‘Price also noted that Republicans are eyeing using a tactic known as budget reconciliation to make the change. That process allows Republicans to pass bills with a simple majority in the U.S. Senate’.


“First They Came for the Jews”
By Pastor Niemoller’First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew’.’Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist’.’Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist’.’Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me’.


Rep. Tom Price, Trump’s pick for Department of Health and Human Services

  • ‘In 2011, Price voted to prohibit funding of NPR’,
  • ‘to terminate the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program’,
  • ‘to repeal portions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 on multiple occasions’,
  • ‘to reduce non-security discretionary spending to 2008 levels
  • ‘to reduce Federal spending and the deficit by terminating taxpayer financing of presidential election campaigns and party conventions,
  • ‘to cut the Federal Housing Authority’s refinancing program,
  • ‘Tom Price opposes abortion and supported the proposed Protect Life Act, which would have denied Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) funding to health care plans that offered abortion (the PPACA already prevented public funding covering abortions)’
  • ‘and allowed hospitals to decline to provide emergency abortion care’.
  • ‘Tom Price opposes gun control.
  • Tom Price voted against a bill prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation (Nov 2007)’.
  • ‘He voted in favor of constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman (Jul 2006)’.
    ‘Tom Price does not support federal regulation of farming’.
  • ‘In 2008 Price signed a pledge sponsored by Americans for Prosperity promising to vote against any Global Warming legislation that would raise taxes’.

Election 2016 – ‘Big Democratic Gains Likely In the House’


October 25, 2016By Taegan Goddard

‘Stuart Rothenberg: “Nathan Gonzales of the Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report and David Wasserman of the Cook Political Report continue to show Republicans near or over the 218 seats they need to retain House control when they each count safe or solid GOP seats and those likely to be won.”

“Two weeks can be a lifetime in politics, but it remains unlikely that Democrats will win back the House. There simply are too few takeover opportunities for them’.

‘On the other hand, the size of the Republican majority is sure to be cut, making for an obvious headache for House leaders next year. GOP losses of 12 to 20 seats would not be surprising.”

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