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WASHINGTON — Frustrated by health care failures in Congress, President Donald Trump directed his administration Thursday to rewrite some federal insurance rules as a beginning of renewed efforts to undermine “Obamacare,” the program he’s promised to kill.

“With these actions, we are moving toward lower costs and more options in the health care market,” Trump said before signing his directive in the Oval Office. Trump said he will continue to pressure Congress to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.

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  • Let’s cut out Congressional health plans & sign those Congress critters up for these new careplans for 3 years, before the rest of us have to change our coverage.
    Let THEM BE THE GUINEA PIGS FOR THE LEGISLATION that they pass for the rest of us!!
    Same idea for their taxes!! Let them struggle for a change, instead of the lower & middle classes!!
    1) Bring back higher rates, for single incomes over $250,000 & couples over $500,000.
    2) pass a 1/10% transactions tax on all stock, options, derivatives, etc types of financial trades…
    3) Tax all forms of income the same, no more special exemptions for capital gains…

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