Breaking Down Trump Tax Reform Plan

Main points: On Wednesday 26th April 2017, President Donald J. Trump released the plan that "would give the biggest tax cuts in history" through Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. The plan was very vague and lacking in details, covered one page and was in bullet points.  The overarching theme of the plan seems to … Continue reading Breaking Down Trump Tax Reform Plan

Breaking down Obamacare

Before Obamacare: 48.6 million people were uninsured People with pre-existing conditions or in industries deemed "too risky" were denied coverage. Some features of Obamacare: Made it illegal to deny people coverage because of pre-existing conditions Allowed people to stay on parents' coverage until age 26 Made preventive screenings free for everyone Allowed 20 million Americans … Continue reading Breaking down Obamacare

Healthcare

What is the issue? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted by President Obama. Some of the benefits include: It has provided Americans with new benefits, rights and protections. It has helped over 32 million Americans afford healthcare. It ended discrimination based on pre-existing conditions. President-elect Trump and his party, the Republicans, want to repeal Obamacare, … Continue reading Healthcare