Sixth District Congressman Andy Barr says he’s an opponent of bailouts for any industry. The comments come as President Donald Trump mulls whether to eliminate healthcare subsidies which he described in a tweet as “bailouts.”
Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday among growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week.
While Washington dealt with the fallout from Monday's confirmation of an FBI investigation into pre-election ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, the president was in Louisville, Kentucky rallying his base at Freedom Hall.
A spokesman for the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy says an Affordable Care Act replacement under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives would be felt in a big way in the commonwealth, but supporters see it as the first step toward state-driven reform.
As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Kentucky's current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law's legacy -- and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law's impact.
Fresh off a meeting with President Donald Trump, Gov. Matt Bevin took aim at the Affordable Care Act and the man Democrats have selected to offer a rebuttal to Trump's first State of the Union Address.