For the children
“The administration would not let Democrats run to the president’s left on lowering the prices of prescription medicines.”
“They are finally modernizing organ procurement.”
Science may be making a last stand
“You can’t hurt them to make some grander statement.”
Scrubbing off the Rust?
Now, *scientific* objections are another matter
Possibly, but it’s already pretty low
“The taxpayers won’t pay a dime for my seat on those planes.”
“I will tell you personally, I’m not happy about it.”
Be stingy with the public purse, sir.
“Price’s frequent trips around the country have rankled staff inside the White House…”
“data shows average premiums were 105% higher in 2017 than in 2013…”
Rule of law and whim.
Not the part of your base you want to tick off right now, guys
Harry Reid’s biggest win of all?
“To the maximum extent permitted by law.”
“He made a promise in the campaign that that was something that he didn’t want to do.”
A history of regulatory restraint
A third way to Medicare reform?
A few billion here, a few billion there…
“Dr. Carson feels he has no government experience, he’s never run a federal agency.”
“This prioritization of collections for payments to issuers over payments to the Treasury is not authorized.”
“The Judgment Fund would not appear to be available to pay for such judgments under current law.”
Worst whodunit ever.
“This is clearly the tip of the iceberg.”
So much for the narrative.
But can you keep a White House crony-corruptocrat down?
“Insurance companies have been doing that for years — it’s not difficult.”
Also, a new open enrollment period to cushion the (political) shock.
Round up the usual celebrity suspects
Adjustments are being made.
And it’s not a comedy