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Foiled in Congress, Trump Signs Order to Undermine Obamacare

The New York Times 131 sources

President Trump issued an order on Thursday to allow the sale of health insurance plans that are exempt from some Affordable Care Act coverage rules.

Trump signs order hitting Obamacare, eyes changes to job-based health coverage, short-term plans

CNBC / U.S.

Trump's order comes after months of failed efforts to get Obamacare repeal legislation passed.

Trump accused of sabotage after signing executive order to weaken Obamacare

Trump signs the order in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. The order expands access to cheaper insurance, which experts say will mean health plans for the sick becoming more expensive. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images. US healthcare…

Trump eases ObamaCare rules with executive order

The Hill

President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at taking action on ObamaCare on his own after Congress failed to repeal the law. Trump said Thursday the order is "starting that process" to repeal ObamaCare. It will be the …

Editorial: Congress Can’t Let Mr. Trump Kill Obamacare on His Own

A new White House executive order could significantly damage the health insurance market and harm millions of people.

Frustrated by Congress, Trump signs order to weaken Obamacare

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an order to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans, using his presidential powers to undermine Obamacare after fellow Republicans in Congress…

Trump order to roll back some Obamacare requirements: White House

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order aiming to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans and to circumvent rules put in place under Obamacare, the White…

UPDATE 7-Frustrated by Congress, Trump signs order to weaken Obamacare

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an order to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans, using his presidential powers to undermine Obamacare after fellow Republicans in Congress…

Trump to sign order circumventing Obamacare rules

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Thursday to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans and circumvent Obamacare rules, the White House said, but the action faces…

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