Tuesday, May 9, 2017

New Jersey Republican rescues his party health care crusade

"Then Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) came along. The New Jersey Republican, still eager to repeal “Obamacare,” started talking to Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), who leads the far-right House Freedom Caucus, about an agreement that could generate enough GOP votes to pass. The solution was MacArthur agreeing to gut protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions."