By comparison, 18 percent of voters supported basing credits on age as proposed in the GOP bill.
GOP senators have made clear they will likely make substantial changes in the House bill. The legislation now goes to the Senate for consideration. But they needed a victory and this was the best they could do.
A new poll shows significant resistance to Republicans' plans on health care and tax reform - and that majorities disapprove of the way President Donald Trump has handled those policy fights. "They were passing a tax cut".
Conservative senators are considering significant changes to Medicaid out of concern that the American Health Care Act can not pass the Senate without alterations, The Washington Post reports.
One of Trump's early campaign advisers, Sam Nunberg, said the tax cut was one of the president's top goals. And, of course, they got their vote to repeal Obamacare (again). But unless the poll is vastly skewed, this bill is a political loser the likes of which we've rarely seen pass any chamber of Congress.
For years, Republicans told them that the act couldn't work, would bankrupt America and would result in millions losing the health care they had before. "Make no mistake about it".
The shift in financial responsibilities could mean that more Americans could lose insurance coverage under TrumpCare than the amount that were able to acquire health insurance under ObamaCare.
Republicans have been under fire for several provisions in the recently passed House healthcare bill that could take away healthcare services for women. In an area like Imperial County, one of the poorest in the nation, having access to health care can be a matter of life and death.
States may also set up high-risk insurance pools, which are policies created to help people with pre-existing conditions and pay for those who find it hard to get health insurance with federal aid. They will not, however. One is voter reaction to the House bill, now being voiced in town hall events being hosted nationwide by House members in their home districts. Make that 13 white men.
"T$3 here is no Obamacare, it's dead". This is a question I and others have been asking since the passage of the Republican "repeal" and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.
For seven years Republicans have clobbered Democrats about Obamacare, especially around elections. Trump has declared it dead.
The clobbering tool has been passed to the Democrats and they will try to employ it during the 2018 midterm elections.
They seem to have overlooked that Obamacare has retained indirectly some consideration for health status.
Republicans' latest lie is that the Affordable Care Act is unsustainable because premiums are rising and insurers are pulling out.