• Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to 'save' it

    3 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, head of the Ways and Means Committee, insisted Thursday that Republicans won't be deterred by the politics, even though Donald Trump won election as president on promises to protect the popular health care program for older Americans, and Democrats are already warning of a "war on seniors."
    [...] he declined to say when the party might try to pass "premium support," the controversial approach that would, over time, remake Medicare into a voucher-like program that would force seniors to buy health insurance on the open market.
    "[...] I envision 2017 as taking...
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  • Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to ‘save' it

    Key House chairman: GOP will change Medicare, to ‘save' it

    3 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - The chairman of a key House committee is pledging that congressional Republicans will change Medicare in order to save it. GOP Rep. Kevin Brady of Texas, head of the Ways and Means Committee, insisted Thursday that Republicans won't be deterred by the politics, even though Donald Trump won election as president on [...]
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