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Federal McHenry: End Social Security and Medicare

McHenry: End Social Security and Medicare

Posted by Thomas Mills | Sep 20, 2017 | Editor’s Blog | 40 | Republican Congressman Patrick McHenry said out loud what most Republican only say in private. He wants to end Social Security and Medicare. He told Charlotte Observer political reporter Jim Morrill, “I would rather have complete control of the social safety net …

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Federal Trump reportedly unclear on difference between Medicare and Medicaid

Trump reportedly unclear on difference between Medicare and Medicaid

Though Trump often portrays himself as all-seeing and all-knowing, there’s a lot of issues on which the president appears to be unclear. This week, a barrage of reports indicated Trump is less-than-clear on several items in his current agenda. Here, compiled in one place, are some of the concepts Trump is reportedly struggling to understand: …

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Federal Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs

Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs

Ester Bloom Sunday, 25 Jun 2017 | 10:20 PM ET Kellyanne Conway: Those on Medicaid who will lose health insurance can always get jobs White House counselor Kellyanne Conway says people on Medicaid who will lose coverage under the Republican plan to repeal Obamacare could find jobs that provide health insurance. When the Affordable Care …

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Video Protect Medicaid (Video)

Protect Medicaid (Video)

Protect Medicaid The GOP's attack on Medicaid through their Congressional attempts to destroy Obamacare and their proposed budget cuts $1.4 trillion from Medicaid!Watch this video and sign the petition to defend Medicaid which is the single biggest investor in helping our elders age at home. http://action.caringacross.org/protect-medicaid Posted by Caring Across Generations on Monday, June 26, …

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Federal Kellyanne Conway Defends Medicaid Cuts, Says Adults Can Always Find Jobs

Kellyanne Conway Defends Medicaid Cuts, Says Adults Can Always Find Jobs

Reality check: Most of them have jobs already. By Jonathan Cohn White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday came right out and said what so many Republicans are probably thinking ― that taking Medicaid away from able-bodied adults is no big deal, because they can go out and find jobs that provide health insurance. Apparently …

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Federal Aging At Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts

Aging At Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts

By Beth Baker, Next Avenue Contributor In 2012, Ti Randall of New York City, who has Alzheimer’s disease, had run out of savings. His Social Security and a veteran’s pension helped cover his basic living expenses. But it took Medicaid to provide Randall with other services he needed in order to remain at home. Credit: …

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Federal Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts

Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts

By MJ Lee & Tami Luhby, CNN Updated 11:52 AM ET, Mon May 22, 2017 Medicaid could lose $800 billion under Trump 01:08 Story highlights The $800 billion reduction is confirmed to CNN by a senior administration official What to do about Medicaid was a major flashpoint of the House GOP bill, (CNN)Donald Trump’s budget …

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Federal BREAKING: Trump Requests $800 Billion Cuts To Medicaid, Food Stamps, Social Security, More

BREAKING: Trump Requests $800 Billion Cuts To Medicaid, Food Stamps, Social Security, More

While all of America is in an uproar over Trump’s firing of F.B.I. Director James Comey, President Trump is busy dismantling America’s programs for the poor. Trump is putting the final touches on his 2018 fiscal budget proposal and is calling for $800 billion in cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicaid, Social Security Disability Insurance. Trump is …

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Federal Tom Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Tom Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

In this Thursday, May 4, 2017, file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after the House pushed through a health care bill. Cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid will give states the freedom to tailor the program to suit their needs, Price …

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