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UPDATE 1-Trump nails Obamacare with decision to cut off billions in subsidies

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of…

Trump to Scrap Critical Health Care Subsidies, Hitting Obamacare Again

The New York Times

The White House said President Trump was scrapping health insurance subsidies, and he signed a separate order allowing the sale of cheaper polices with fewer benefits.

Trump scraps Obamacare subsidies in surprise late-night announcement

The Guardian / US

Federal payments underpinning healthcare scheme unlawful, says White House, in move that takes a further swipe at Democrats’ signature reform

Trump Took a Dagger to Obamacare. Can It Survive?

MSNBC

President Trump just cut off critical payments owed to Obamacare insurers, known as cost-sharing reduction (CSR). Here's what you need to know.

Trump administration ending Obamacare cost-sharing subsidies

CBS News / Politics

They're key for lowering costs for lower-income families; president tweets invite to Dems to help him "fix" Obamacare

Trump’s cuts to Obamacare subsidies undermine patients, Pennsylvania critics say

Triblive.com

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and insurance officials Friday lashed out at President Trump’s decision to end cost sharing reductions for low income citizens who buy ...

Trump says Obamacare "imploding" after decision to halt subsidies

CBS News

President says Democrats should call him after his decision to stop Obamacare subsidies to insurance companies

UPDATE 3-Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

Reuters / Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday urged Democrats to make a deal with him on healthcare after he scrapped billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies to private health insurers for low-income Americans in a move that…

Trump scrapped a key Obamacare payment. Here's what comes next.

Taxpayers could bear the burden of Trump's move to end 'bailout' for insurance industry

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