CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Republicans’ battle to repeal Obamacare is starting to look less like warfare and more like a game of whack-a-mole.
Each time a draconian plan pops up, advocates for healthcare and seniors – and grassroots opponents – grab their mallets and pound them back into their holes. And so it should be with the latest nightmarish repeal and replace plan, Graham-Cassidy.
The plan would slash federal healthcare funding to states by $ 215 billion through 2026, and more than $ 4 trillion over a 20-year period, according to Avalere Health, a research and consulting firm. Importantly, Graham-Cassidy’s cuts to M…