"The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has taken center stage as the Trump administration promises to repeal it. In response, proponents of the ACA argue that it extended health insurance coverage to as many as 20 million people, many of whom could lose coverage if the ACA were repealed.
"In “Assessing the Coverage Effects of the Affordable Care Act: A Comparison of Estimates from Recent Studies,” Galen Institute Senior Fellow Doug Badger analyzes the effects of the ACA on health insurance coverage in America. Badger reviews recent data and concludes that the popular estimate of 20 million adults gaining coverage from the ACA is likely overstated." . . .
"In the Rasmussen surveys, President Trump has dropped almost 1 point per day – from 53% support to 47% support in one week. Senator Tom Cotton is correct: the GOP House majority is at grave risk in 2018 if this Ryan plan is a lousy replacement for a lousy plan. Some of the early statistical analysis suggests that older, poorer, rural people are most damaged, with far lower tax credits than the prior subsidies. Whom do you think most of these people voted for?" . . .