TrumpCare Falls Far Short Of Promised “Insurance For Everybody”

According to the CBO, the American Health Care Act would increase the number of Americans without health coverage by 24 million and reduce the federal budget deficit by $337 billion by 2026.

This doesn’t quite jive with Trump’s oft-repeated promises that the GOP replacement would provide “insurance for everybody” and be “much less expensive and much better.”

Time travel time: Donald Trump in September 2015 on CBS’ 60 Minutes talking healthcare:

“I am going to take care of everyone. I don’t care if it costs me votes or not.”

Oh, and the American Health Care Act includes $880 billion in Medicaid cuts.

Let’s take another trip in the way back machine: