Thank You for Defending Liberty

We all owe a debt of gratitude to the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) and their chairman, Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC). This group of lawmakers not only campaigned as conservatives, but they also kept their word and governed as conservatives too. They were our voice and refused to back down, even in the face of brutal attacks from … Continue reading Thank You for Defending Liberty

Tell the Freedom Caucus to Oppose RyanCare

The vote in the House on the disastrous RyanCare bill is today, and it absolutely must be defeated. Please call one or more of the “good guys” on the list below and encourage them to hold strong and defeat the bill. If we ever want to repeal Obamacare, RyanCare must be defeated. If this bill … Continue reading Tell the Freedom Caucus to Oppose RyanCare

So many lies

Last year, after President Obama vetoed an Obamacare repeal bill that had strong Republican support, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) promised similar repeal if Republicans won the White House. “We have shown now that there is a clear path to repealing Obamacare without 60 votes in the Senate,” he declared. “So, next year, if we’re sending this … Continue reading So many lies

If Republicans are going to try to repeal Obamacare, they should go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.

By ADAM BRANDON, KEN CUCCINELLI, MIKE NEEDHAM AND DAVID MCINTOSH Poet and novelist Charles Bukowski once said, “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.” Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and House Republican leaders could have learned from this pearl of wisdom. Unfortunately, they are trying to … Continue reading If Republicans are going to try to repeal Obamacare, they should go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start.

Stop Obamacare 2.0

Last week, several members of the House Republican Study Committee (RSC) announced that they will support RyanCare in exchange for two minor changes to the bill. Specifically, these Republicans traded their support for the bill provided that states are given the option of receiving Medicaid block grants and the option of creating Medicaid work requirements. Not only are states … Continue reading Stop Obamacare 2.0

Trump’s Budget Includes Needed Spending Cuts

President Trump’s first budget was released this morning and it includes some much-needed cuts in federal spending. The budget calls for spending reductions in virtually every agency except for Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs. And it specifically calls for the elimination of a number of small, independent agencies, including: Corporation for Public Broadcasting Legal … Continue reading Trump’s Budget Includes Needed Spending Cuts

RyanCare Repeats Obamacare Mistakes

Now that there has been time to review RyanCare, it’s clear that it fails to repeal Obamacare. In fact, it continues Obamacare’s basic structure of federally controlled and subsidized health care. It keeps costly mandates that have increased premiums. It keeps subsidies to help pay for artificially expensive coverage. It keeps Obamacare’s costly Medicaid expansion. It creates new penalties on those who don’t want expensive … Continue reading RyanCare Repeats Obamacare Mistakes

Ryan-Backed Group Targets Freedom Caucus

The American Action Network (AAN) announced yesterday that it will spend $500,000 on TV ads in the districts of 30 members of the House Freedom Caucus. This group is backed by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and is attacking House conservatives for refusing to back RyanCare, which keeps some of the worst parts of Obamacare. Some of the members … Continue reading Ryan-Backed Group Targets Freedom Caucus

GOP Leaders Have Failed Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) have completely failed President Trump by writing a health care bill that is both bad policy and bad politics. They had one job to do – repeal Obamacare – yet they let their fear of the Democrats and their support for liberal policies cause them … Continue reading GOP Leaders Have Failed Trump

RyanCare = Obamacare 2.0

The new health care bill written by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) has been released, but it does not repeal Obamacare.Of course, GOP leaders are calling it “repeal” in the hopes that they can trick the voters long enough to pass it. Then, when the dust settles and Americans learn the truth, it will be too … Continue reading RyanCare = Obamacare 2.0