The Presidential Daily Brief

important

  1. acashutterstock 557009851

    US House Approves Obamacare Repeal 

    Third time’s the charm. After twice collapsing from lack of support, a revised AHCA has been passed by the House of Representatives. The updated bill, which overhauls the current subsidy-based system, removes protections for those with pre-existing conditions but promises $8 billion to help cover those costs. The bill passed by a narrow margin of 217-213, marking President Donald Trump’s first major legislative victory — however, the bill still needs to face the Senate, where it’s likely to undergo amendments as many senators have expressed concerns that it’s too harsh in its current iteration.

This story is part of The Presidential Daily Brief

view full edition