• Donald Trump Dec 21, 2017

    Fact Check: Trump's ‘Middle-Class Miracle' Favors Wealthy

    You wouldn’t know it from President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, but the tax overhaul coming into effect is heavily tilted to the rich. It also leaves “Obamacare” in place, despite his assertion that the tax plan repeals the health care law. Nothing about the plan provides the fuel to achieve economic growth at the levels he’s predicted. Trump’s penchant for exaggeration...

  • Donald Trump Oct 17, 2017

    McConnell, Trump Insist They're ‘Totally Together' for GOP Agenda

    Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell reaffirmed their alliance of necessity Monday in a raucous Rose Garden news conference that also underscored their sharp differences. The garrulous president claimed they were longtime friends now closer than ever; the reserved Senate Republican leader allowed that they share goals and speak often. It was a spectacle that mesmerized Washington, as Trump and McConnell...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2017

    Key Questions and Answers About Trump's Health Care Move

    President Donald Trump’s move to stop paying a major “Obamacare” subsidy will raise costs for many consumers who buy their own health insurance, and make an already complicated system more challenging for just about everybody. Experts say the consequences will vary depending on how much money you earn, the state you live in, and other factors. Overall, Trump’s decision will...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2017

    Trump's ‘Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

    President Donald Trump’s abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America’s health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance markets and shove Republicans into a renewed civil war over their efforts to shred “Obamacare.” Defiant Democrats, convinced they have important leverage, promised to press for a bipartisan deal to...

  • Donald Trump Oct 13, 2017

    Calling It a Beginning, Trump Signs Health Care Order

    President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite federal rules so consumers can have wider access to health insurance plans featuring lower premiums. He called his new executive order a “beginning” and promised more actions to come. Frustrated by failures in Congress, Trump is moving to put his own stamp on health care. But even the limited steps the...

  • Donald Trump Sep 4, 2017

    Frustration Mounts Over Premiums for Individual Health Plans

    Millions of people who buy individual health insurance policies and get no financial help from the Affordable Care Act are bracing for another year of double-digit premium increases, and their frustration is boiling over. Some are expecting premiums for 2018 to rival a mortgage payment.

  • Donald Trump Aug 10, 2017

    Trump Actions Bring Uncertainty, Trigger Health Premium Hikes for 2018: Study

    The Trump administration’s own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a nonpartisan study has found. The analysis released Thursday by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that mixed signals from President Donald Trump have created uncertainty “far outside the norm,” leading insurers to seek higher premium increases for 2018 than would otherwise...

  • Donald Trump Jul 17, 2017

    Veteran Shares Warning of Timeshare Scheme

    One Benbrook man spent years trying to sell his timeshare, but when he finally heard from a buyer, he found himself in the middle of a big mess.

  • Donald Trump Mar 16, 2017

    GOP Leaders Acknowledge Health Bill Changes, May Delay Vote

    Their health care overhaul imperiled from all sides, the White House and top House Republicans acknowledged Wednesday they would make changes to the legislation in hopes of nailing down votes and pushing the party’s showpiece legislation through the chamber soon. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., declined to commit to bringing the measure to the House floor next week, a fresh...

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2017

    Facing Defiance, GOP Leaders Press Ahead on Health Bill

    Facing mounting rank-and-file defiance, Republican leaders and the White House redoubled their efforts Tuesday to muscle legislation overhauling America’s health care system through Congress following a sobering report about millions being shoved off insurance coverage. President Donald Trump, whose strong Election Day showing in GOP regions makes him the party’s ultimate Capitol Hill vote wrangler, discussed the legislation by phone...

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