To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

Major Victory for Trump, Republicans: American Health Care Act Passes in House!

Aimee Herd/Heather Sells : May 4, 2017  CBN News

This new bill 'Blocks federal payments to Planned Parenthood for one year—a big win for pro-life Republicans'

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the revised American Health Care Act on a 217-213 vote, according to a Fox News report, Thursday morning. (Photo credit: J. Scott Applewhite/AP/via Breitbart.com)

The vote was a major victory for both President Trump and House Republicans, however, now the bill will head to the Senate "where it faces an uncertain fate," according to the report.

House Speaker Paul Ryan commented on the measure that effectively will replace Obamacare if it makes it all the way, saying, "A lot of us have been waiting seven years to cast this vote!"

[CBN News] Here are five big things the bill does:

• Blocks federal payments to Planned Parenthood for one year—a big win for pro-life Republicans

• Eliminates Obamacare tax penalties for those who don't buy coverage

• Includes Medicaid cuts & allows state work requirements for Medicaid recipients

• Changes Obamacare insurance subsidies into tax credits

• Continues family policies that cover grown children until age 26

Democrats are fiercely opposed to the bill. Not a single Democrat [was] expected to support it...

Pre-existing conditions remain a big concern, despite the last-minute amendment. The bill allows states to get federal waivers that would free insurers from other Obamacare coverage requirements. With waivers, insurers could charge people with preexisting conditions higher rates than their peers and raise prices for older consumers.

Many questions still remain around cost, and unfortunately for members and the public at large, the Congressional Budget Office has not released an estimated cost for this latest version of the bill.







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

Prayer Alert: Missouri State Rep. Ben Baker's Daughter, Son-In-Law Shot Dead in Haiti After Attack by 'Gangs' While Serving as Missionaries

350 Hostages Rescued from Radical Islamic Boko Haram Jihadists in Nigeria

Trump's Rally in Deep Blue South Bronx Draws Enormous Crowd

Irony: Even Illegal Aliens Are Worried About 'Who Comes into This Country': 'Killers, Psychopaths'

House Passes Bill Barring Non-US Citizens from Voting in Local DC Elections

Justice Court Orders Israel to Stop War as IDF Recovers 3 More Hostage Bodies, 100 Still Captive

Oregon Threatens Parents Who Complain About Trans Athletes

New Study: People Who Undergo Transgender Surgery Are 12 Times More Likely to Commit Suicide

'God Was There That Day': Parents Reflect on Series of Miracles That Saved Drowning Daughters

Federal Judge Orders DC Transit Authority to Run Christian Ads It Had Rejected

UPDATED Explainer: WHO Pandemic Agreement Threatens National Sovereignty, Free Speech, and Life

Fauci's Flunky Admits to Deleting COVID Emails

Trump, Biden, and CNN: What to Know About the First Presidential Debate

Nikki Haley Reveals She 'Will Be Voting for Trump'

Shocking: Courageous J6 Political Prisoner Shares Deplorable, Life-Threatening Conditions Facing Prisoners at Metro Detention Center Brooklyn

Student Banned from Delivering Patriotic Speech over 'Inclusion' Concerns

Judge Judy Has a Scathing Message for Cities Engulfed in Brazen Crime, Pinpoints 'Ridiculous' Policies

BIDEN BORDER CRISIS: Eight Heinous Illegal Immigrant Crimes ABC/CBS/NBC Are Hiding

Norway, Ireland, Spain to Recognize Palestinian State; Israel Fights Efforts to Handcuff Jewish State

US-Built Pier in Gaza an Epic Failure, as UN Lets Hamas Steal Most of the Aid



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com