Obama: GOP Is Seeking to ‘Inflict Real Human Suffering’ By Repealing Obamacare


Wednesday in New York during a speech to the Gates Foundation, former President Barack Obama said it is “aggravating” the Republican Party is seeking to inflict “real human suffering” with their attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Obama said, “But it was better, so when I see people trying to undo that hard-won progress for the 50th or 60th time with bills that would raise costs or reduce coverage or roll back protections for older Americans or people with pre-existing conditions, the cancer survivor or the expecting mom or child with autism or asthma, for whom coverage would once again be untenable, it is aggravating. And all of this being done without any demonstrable economic or actuarial or plain common sense rationale. It frustrates—and it is certainly frustrating to have to mobilize every couple months to keep our leaders from inflicting real human suffering on our constituents.” He added, “But typically, that’s how progress is won and how progress is maintained on every issue. We have to stand up for each other, recognize that progress is never inevitable.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN
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Huckabee Sanders: Obama Did Not Put America First — There Was a Lot of ‘Apologizing for Our Success’

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders smiles during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, May 5, 2017. Sanders discussed the republican health care bill and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the administration of President Barack Obama did not always put America first. When asked about Trump calling Kim Jong-un “rocket man,” Sanders said, “That’s a Trump original. He is a master at branding. One of the reasons I think you hit the nail on the head. This is a problem we have been dealing with for 20 years. Americans wanted somebody, a strong leader, somebody who wasn’t going to put up with it anymore. That’s one of the reasons I think Donald Trump won. They saw strength. They saw somebody who was not going to apologize for America. Was not going to apologize for America’s sovereignty and our success. They wanted somebody to stand up and be a fighter. They got that in Donald Trump. I think that was on full display yesterday in one of his stronger moments. It was a great reminder why people supported him and certainly why he is going to be very successful president.” She added, “Certainly I don’t think the previous administration was always putting America first. I think there was a lot of, as I said apologizing
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Pentagon Will Pay for Sex Change Surgeries Through Early 2018 — And Is Open to Exceptions After Cutoff Date

The transgender “interim guidance” rules set by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis block additional soldiers from using pro-transgender policies set by former President Barack Obama, but do not repudiate the revolutionary ideological claim that men and wome…
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Talking Point: 12 Democrats, Media Figures Call Trump ‘Cruel’ for Ending DACA


From a former president of the United States to a billionaire in Silicon Valley, media figures are unanimous on the use of one word in all of their varying statements and social media posts on President Donald Trump’s decision to end the controversial amnesty for illegal aliens who were brought to the country illegally as children is “cruel.”
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