President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Friday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in the White House to make good on a campaign promise to start dismantling his predecessor’s healthcare law.
Heading into the Oval Office shortly after the conclusion of his inaugural parade, Trump signed an order on the Affordable Care Act that urged government departments to “waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation” of provisions that imposed fiscal burdens on states, companies or individuals.
It also called for efforts to give states greater flexibility in implementing healthcare programs while developing “a free and open market in interstate commerce for the offering of healthcare services and health insurance.”… [read more]
lhwm opinion: This is how the healthcare market was before Obama changed it, and some of us have forgotten this. Obamacare was never affordable for my family and it was never about making it easier for Americans to have healthcare. Trump is already beginning to step up for the American people and that is something Obama NEVER DID. We are not sure what kind of president Trump will make, but God knows and it is not what we think it will be. The last days are still coming and times are changing, but we now have a president who spoke very little of himself and spoke a lot on supporting the American people first. This upsets many people including some country leaders. How dare we put America first and then help our countries! What exactly do you think other countries do?