May 4, 2017  |  

Statement on Republican Health Care Repeal Plan, Redux: It Still Doesn’t Add Up


“Here’s the math behind the Republican health care repeal plan: Subtract healthcare from 24 million people. Add $600 billion in tax giveaways, mostly for the wealthy and corporations. Multiply out-of-pocket costs for senior citizens by 5. Divide all Americans. This equation didn’t work out the last time they tried it, and it still doesn’t work today. That’s why Republicans in Congress want to exempt themselves and their staffs from their own lousy plan while refusing to wait for the Congressional Budget Office to estimate its costs.” – Frank Clemente, Executive Director, Americans for Tax Fairness

Earlier this month, Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now! produced a report demonstrating the math behind Republican health care repeal plan, “Tax Cuts for the Rich, Health Care Cuts for Everyone Else.” Its findings still hold.

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