Earlier this week, Bankrupting America brought you The Affordable Care Act Briefing Book. So, for your Friday Funnies, we decided to let our friends at Seinfeld share some of the facts that the Briefing Book points out!
On Tuesday, President Obama launched a three-week public relations campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of his healthcare law. With weeks of bad press surrounding Healthcare.gov, the administration is attempting to refocus the public’s attention and encourage more young and healthy people to sign up.
In the scramble to defend the botched rollout and implementation of Obamacare and deflect criticism away from the White House, the Obama administration seems to be making a surprisingly compelling argument as to why the federal government shouldn’t be so involved in healthcare in the first place.
Several news sources, including The Associated Press, Bloomberg and The Hill, reported yesterday afternoon and this morning that Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who are leading the fiscal year 2014 budget conference committee, are close to a deal on a two-year fiscal outline.
In remarks yesterday to the Pew Charitable Trusts, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew extolled the virtues of Dodd-Frank, the 360,000-word financial regulatory reform bill passed after the 2008 financial crisis.