Posts Tagged ‘ Paul Ryan ’

Rand Paul: We Should Repeal Obamacare Like Republicans Promised, Not Just “Fix” It

Jun 7th, 2017 | By

By Sen. Rand Paul Just when you think Republicans might move away from the bad ideas that are Obamacare-lite, stories are cropping up about the GOP looking at resurrecting or even expanding Obamacare’s Cadillac tax (In fact, it is already a part of Obamacare that is kept in the Paul Ryan plan). Why? Primarily because

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Paul Ryan: Planned Parenthood To Be Defunded Through Reconciliation

Mar 29th, 2017 | By

Speaker Paul Ryan said the House will use reconciliation in order to defund Planned Parenthood in the Obamacare repeal bill. “We think reconciliation is the tool, because that gets it in law,” Mr. Ryan said at a press conference Tuesday. “Reconciliation is the way to go.”

Rand Paul: Let’s ‘Smash’ Paul Ryan’s Obamacare Lite ‘To Smithereens’

Mar 16th, 2017 | By

We just had an election about change, about draining the swamp. President Trump promised to be different, and I believe he sincerely wants to be. But he is being taken for a ride through the swamp right now on “Obamacare Lite.”

GING-PAC Lawmakers Blast Obamacare Lite

Mar 9th, 2017 | By

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (a medical doctor) and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) have been making the rounds on Fox News and other outlets to express their opposition to Paul Ryan’s “repeal and replace Obamacare” legislation labeled Obamacare Lite.

GING-PAC Newsmaker: Sen. Paul Slams ‘Secret’ Obamacare Legislation

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) made appearances on a couple of talk shows last week and over the weekend to draw attention to the “secret” Obamacare legislation being kept the prying eyes of Senators who will be asked to vote on it. Paul wonders why the House won’t just reintroduce a bill that already passed that very effectively repeals and replaces Obamacare.

Conservatives Fight To Stop ‘Obamacare Lite’

Mar 3rd, 2017 | By

The draft repeal of the Affordable Care Act is already so controversial — with Republicans — that it is being held in a “secure location.” And even Republican senators are barred from seeing it by GOP leadership. “My guess is, they are trying to hide their ‘Obamacare Lite’ approach.”

Paul Ryan Defends The Little Sisters Of The Poor Ahead Of Supreme Court Showdown

Mar 23rd, 2016 | By

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday offered a full-throated defense of nuns who will challenge Obamacare’s birth control rules before the Supreme Court this week, saying there is “no good reason” to force people who embody public service to violate their faith.

Paul Ryan Invites Nuns Fighting Obamacare Mandate To State Of The Union

Jan 12th, 2016 | By

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan has invited a group of nuns fighting Obamacare’s “contraception mandate” to be among his honored guests Tuesday at President Obama’s final State of the Union address to Congress. Sisters Loraine Marie Maguire and Constance Veit will represent the Little Sisters of the Poor, a nonprofit that provides care for the elderly.

McCarthy Exit Exposes GOP Leadership’s Weak Bullpen

Oct 9th, 2015 | By

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is being treated as if he were Obi Wan Kenobi of “Star Wars” – House establishment Republicans’ only hope. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s abrupt exit from the race for speaker of the House Thursday exposed a thin Republican-leadership bullpen. The Californian literally backed out as Republicans met…

Pinocchio Joe Biden: Rude, Condescending, Smirking At VP Debate

Oct 12th, 2012 | By

Biden interrupted Ryan 82 times during the debate and either smirked, laughed or rolled his eyes whenever Ryan was trying to explain his position. He also referred to Ryan’s remarks at “malarkey” instead of using his usual profanity, which includes the “f-word.”

Biden also lied during the debate, which isn’t difficult for him. During their discussion on abortion, Biden claimed that the Obama Administration isn’t forcing Catholic institutions to provide health insurance that provides abortion or contraceptive services. Ryan slammed him by saying if that’s so, why are Catholic groups suing the Obama Administration over the abortion mandates?