Author Topic: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!  (Read 6213 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=A23B3032-10C6-45F9-8C39-DA87CD696F04

 Aides: White House to announce Affordable Care Act fix
By: Burgess Everett
November 14, 2013 10:03 AM EST

The White House will announce a solution to a wave of health insurance cancellation notices at noon Thursday, according to senior Democratic aides.

President Barack Obama will speak at 11:35 a.m. on Obamacare. Shortly after making the announcement, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will brief an increasingly restless Senate Democratic caucus on the fix to Obamacare.

The administrative solution to Obamacare is an attempt to head off a push from moderate and red state Democrats who are threatening to attempt an end-around of the administration on health care. Sens. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) have introduced bills that would allow people to keep their health plans if insurers cancel them — an attempt to codify a longheld vow of Obama’s that “if you like your health care, you can keep it” under Obamacare.

The administration is also seeking to prevent a swell of Democratic defections in the House on Friday, when the chamber will vote on a bill from Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) that would grandfather in health insurance policies.



Though there will be relief among some corners of Congress that the White House has struck a solution, even the rollout of a fix to Obamacare has been bumpy. Senate leaders weren’t even briefed on what the fix will entail ahead of time, sources said.

“Yes. One is coming,” said one exasperated aide. “You’d think they’d want to tell us first.”
« Last Edit: November 14, 2013, 10:40:49 AM by mystery-ak »

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
 Nancy Pelosi: Obama to propose health fix
By: Jose DelReal
November 14, 2013 09:41 AM EST

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Barack Obama will offer a fix to Obamacare problems as soon as today.

“I think it can be done administratively. The president will offer a proposal today, is my understanding,” Pelosi said at the World Ideas Forum, hosted by The Atlantic.

Obama on Thursday is traveling to Cleveland to speak at a steel plant there.

Pelosi seemed to suggest that Obama will propose an administrative solution, which is significant because a growing number of Democrats are supporting a legislative fix.



Meanwhile, Pelosi also said congressional Democrats are working on a separate solution.

“We have our own proposal, which we think is really good,” she said. “I think that we’ll see in the next 24, 48, 36 hours something to the effect of how do we accommodate those people.”

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
toddstarnes ‏@toddstarnes 10s

Obama will announce plan to allow us to keep our insurance. So he can just change the law as he sees fit?

Support the USO

Online flowers

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,681
This is interesting. He is doing this before Rush  AND not a Friday news dump>


Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Steven Portnoy ‏@stevenportnoy 2m

Hill sources tell @JeffZeleny Obama will announce people on individual market CAN keep their health plans for one more year.

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
DanRiehl ‏@DanRiehl 9m

Some Dems aren’t on board w administrative fix, are insisting that any changes must be done through legislation

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Guy Benson ‏@guypbenson 1m

So, this temporary "fix" relieves political pain briefly -- then results in big round of cancellation letters/premium hikes next fall?

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Tammy Bruce ‏@HeyTammyBruce 5m

Just a tiny question: Did Obama check w insurers & state regulators about his plan?

Support the USO

Offline Right_in_Virginia

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,961
Steven Portnoy ‏@stevenportnoy 2m

Hill sources tell @JeffZeleny Obama will announce people on individual market CAN keep their health plans for one more year.

Based on WHAT?  The law or Sparky's latest whim??    What's going to happen after one year???

Repeal this monstrosity (and then impeach the CIC (clown in chief)!
"January 20th 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again."  --  President Donald J. Trump

Offline Right_in_Virginia

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,961
DanRiehl ‏@DanRiehl 9m

Some Dems aren’t on board w administrative fix, are insisting that any changes must be done through legislation
 

I do hope that "legislation" is "Repeal"!!
"January 20th 2017 will be remembered as the day the people became the rulers of this nation again."  --  President Donald J. Trump

Offline EC

  • Shanghaied Editor
  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 21,894
  • French entertainment is a waste of mime.
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2013, 10:56:16 AM »
The Associated Press ‏@AP 4m

BREAKING: Obama will allow insurers to continue sale of canceled policies, AP source says.
Anyone who tells you you can't buy happiness has never been in a book store or an animal shelter.

You are the result of 3 billion years of evolutionary success. Act like it.

Avatar courtesy of Oceander

I've got a website now: Smoke and Ink

Online Lando Lincoln

  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 11,803
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #11 on: November 14, 2013, 10:57:43 AM »
Of course.  Chairman Barack can fix things with a wave of his hand.

His body language will be something to watch.
For the progressive, there is very little to love about the United States. Washington, Jefferson, Madison? A bunch of rotten slaveholders, hypocrites, and cowards even when their hearts were in the right places. The Declaration of Independence? A manifesto for the propertied classes. The Constitution? An artifact of sexism and white supremacy. The sacrifices in the great wars of the 20th century? Feeding the poor and the disenfranchised into the meat-grinder of imperialism. The gifts of Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Astor? Blood money from self-aggrandizing robber barons. Nat Rev

Online flowers

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 18,681
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2013, 10:57:58 AM »
Source: President Obama's fix will continue current plans

Quote
Trying to quell a growing rebellion from members of his own party, President Barack Obama will announce an administrative fix Thursday to Obamacare to ensure Americans who like their insurance can keep it by permitting current plans to continue into the coming year.

The president’s proposal would allow insurers to offer plans in 2014 that were previously slated to sunset this year, but require the companies to let consumers know how — if at all — their policies don’t comply with the minimum benefits of the Affordable Care Act, according to a source briefed on the proposal.


http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/obamacare-fix-white-house-99862.html


Offline GourmetDan

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 7,090
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2013, 10:58:12 AM »
The White House will announce a solution to a wave of health insurance cancellation notices at noon Thursday, according to senior Democratic aides.

There is no such 'solution' that the WH could announce, constitutionally.

The law is the law.  Remember that statement, boyz?

The dictatorship proceeds... 


"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." - Ecclesiastes 10:2

"April Fools Day is the one day of the year that people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true." - Unknown

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2013, 11:00:06 AM »
abby D. Phillip ‏@abbydphillip 2m

Insurance companies spent months retooling plans, signing new contracts for ACA launch. They will have one month to undo it all.

Support the USO

Offline GourmetDan

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 7,090
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2013, 11:01:05 AM »
Guy Benson ‏@guypbenson 1m

So, this temporary "fix" relieves political pain briefly -- then results in big round of cancellation letters/premium hikes next fall?

It just transfers the 'blame' to the insurance companies, politically.

The insurance companies can't comply w/ the law and do this without going broke.

They won't... and will then be blamed.  People are stupid.  They don't understand basic economics and Bambi takes full advantage of that.


"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." - Ecclesiastes 10:2

"April Fools Day is the one day of the year that people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true." - Unknown

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2013, 11:01:19 AM »
Josh Kraushaar ‏@HotlineJosh 3m

If insurance companies cant logistically fulfill requirements, WH wants to blame companies instead of taking brunt of blame

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2013, 11:03:46 AM »
Chuck Todd ‏@chucktodd 2m

No indication how the WH is going to compel insurance companies to offer renewals. It appears to be all voluntary

Support the USO

Offline Relic

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 4,967
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2013, 11:04:23 AM »
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Barack Obama will offer a fix to Obamacare problems as soon as today.


You would think just one of those traitorous, scum sucking pigs in the media would ask Pelosi:

"Do you think these kinds of problems could have been avoided if you had read the bill before you passed it?!"


Good gosh, just one time ask the witch that question!



Online Lando Lincoln

  • Member
  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 11,803
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2013, 11:05:18 AM »
For the progressive, there is very little to love about the United States. Washington, Jefferson, Madison? A bunch of rotten slaveholders, hypocrites, and cowards even when their hearts were in the right places. The Declaration of Independence? A manifesto for the propertied classes. The Constitution? An artifact of sexism and white supremacy. The sacrifices in the great wars of the 20th century? Feeding the poor and the disenfranchised into the meat-grinder of imperialism. The gifts of Carnegie, Rockefeller, Vanderbilt, Morgan, Astor? Blood money from self-aggrandizing robber barons. Nat Rev

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2013, 11:05:27 AM »
Chris Moody ‏@Chris_Moody 3m

On Obamacare, Nancy Pelosi tells reporters: "Everything will be under control by tomorrow afternoon."

Support the USO

Online Bigun

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 20,368
  • The income tax: Root of all evil!
    • The FairTax Plan
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2013, 11:05:51 AM »
The Associated Press ‏@AP 4m

BREAKING: Obama will allow insurers to continue sale of canceled policies, AP source says.

Aha! The old "put the toothpaste back in the tube"  solution!

Yeah! That'll work!  NOT!

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2013, 11:06:31 AM »
Sherman Brown ‏@Kamani1147 9m

Per Nancy Pelosi, we (Congress) have important work to do now...save our a^^es!





ConservativeLA ‏@ConservativeLA 2m

Yesterday: "It's the law!" Today?

Support the USO

Online mystery-ak

  • Owner
  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • ******
  • Posts: 250,496
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2013, 11:07:40 AM »
Chad Pergram ‏@ChadPergram 16s

Pelosi on Obama "fix": We are in agreement. We must have a fix. And we will...we'll do what we have to do..




Greg Sargent ‏@ThePlumLineGS 1m

Reminder: If Obama fix is similar to Landrieu, keep in mind GOP Rep Upton said positive things about it

Support the USO

Offline GourmetDan

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 7,090
Re: Live Thread>>>>>The Pres. to address nation re: Obamacare LIVE 11:35AM EST!
« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2013, 11:07:47 AM »
ConservativeLA ‏@ConservativeLA 2m

Yesterday: "It's the law!" Today?

Exactly... lyin Rats...

SSDD


"The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." - Ecclesiastes 10:2

"April Fools Day is the one day of the year that people critically evaluate news articles before accepting them as true." - Unknown


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo
Smf