Trump’s Obamacare actions fuel uncertainty in Wisconsin

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Recent actions by President Trump have Obamacare supporters worried about future access to affordable coverage for thousands of Wisconsinites. Signing an executive order to end subsidies that help low-income consumers afford coverage, Trump’s move came just after the state announced individual plans through could see a 36 percent hike in premiums next year. > Wisconsin Radio Network

Pro-Trump states, including Wisconsin, will be hurt most by his action on healthcare

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President Trump’s decision to end a provision of the Affordable Care Act that was benefiting roughly 6 million Americans helps fulfill a campaign promise, but it also risks harming some of the very people who helped him win the presidency. > Wisconsin Gazette

Proposal: Wisconsin can save itself from Trump’s healthcare ‘sabotage’ by expanding BadgerCare

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As Trump made drastic changes to the national health care system Thursday, the liberal advocacy group Citizen Action of Wisconsin said rate increases for Wisconsinites are “entirely avoidable if the state would adopt common sense reforms,” and pushed for the state to expand BadgerCare to all Wisconsin residents. > Cap Times

Ryan applauds Trump’s decision to end Obamacare payments

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House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Trump’s decision to end Obamacare insurer payments was the right call as it preserves the House’s congressional authority over federal spending. Trump announced late Thursday it would end the payments that help low-income Obamacare customers, saying they are unconstitutional. > Washington Examiner

Walker blames ‘Obamacare’ for big premium jumps

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Gov. Walker says a projected 36 percent jump in average premiums for Wisconsinites buying health coverage through the federal exchange show that “Obamacare” is collapsing. Walker says the increases show that the changes championed by former President Obama are not working to deliver affordable health care. > WSAW Wausau

Duffy rips Baldwin for backing single-payer healthcare bill

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U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy unloaded on U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin during a conference call with reporters this week As he pitched his party’s tax reform efforts, Duffy zeroed in on Baldwin’s record of supporting liberal policies, saying she, “has voted in favor of higher taxes and fees 407 times.” > Washington Examiner