On Tuesday’s show, Ed gives commentary and takes calls on the news of the day.
On Wednesday’s show, Ed is joined by John Nichols, Washington Correspondent The Nation Magazine and takes calls on the News of the day.
President Trump said Tuesday that Senate Republicans are “very close” to passing their legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but if they don’t make it, “that’s OK.” (more…)
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, said he expects Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will use a “slush fund” and “backroom deals” to force Republican Senators to vote for their healthcare bill after the vote was pushed until after the 4th of July recess. (more…)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, said he was optimistic about the Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, after having to push back a vote until after the 4th of July recess. (more…)
The Congressional Budget Office reports the Better Care Reconciliation Act that GOP lawmakers wrote to replace Obamacare would leave more than 20 million Americans without health coverage and roll back programs like Medicare. RT America’s Ed Schultz sits down with Wendell Potter to learn just how this new law will affect Americans.
51% of Americans are happy with Obamacare, according to recent polling, as the Senate GOP needs to find votes in the House in order to pass their Affordable Care Act replacement. RT America’s Manila Chan has the story.
People from Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will not be permitted entry to the US unless they can prove they have familial ties within the country. The Supreme Court voted unanimously to lift all holds on a limited version of President Trump’s travel ban on persons from six Muslim-majority countries. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has more.