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Trumpcare: Helping the rich, stiffing the poor

It’s taken seven years, but Congressional Republicans and the Trump administration are finally having their “If you like your health-care plan you can keep it” moment.
Like President Barack Obama, who saw millions of Americans initially lose coverage under his signature plan, President Donald Trump, who vowed “insurance for everyone,” is finding some promises are nearly impossible to keep.
An eagerly awaited report by the independent Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday held plenty of bad news for the new president and his Republican allies on Capitol Hill.
It was also a reminder that, when it comes to health care ...


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