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President Donald Trump Resistance Sees Record Fundraising After AHCA Vote | The Last Word | MSNBC

President Donald Trump Resistance Sees Record Fundraising After AHCA Vote | The Last Word | MSNBC


>>>ON THURSDAY, THE HOUSE VOTED
TO REPEAL ONE OF THE WORST JOB KILLING LAWS OF ALL.
IT’S CALLED OBAMACARE. PERHAPS YOU’VE HEARD OF IT.
MOST IMPORTANTLY, IT WILL BE GREAT HEALTH CARE, AND YOUR
PREMIUMS WILL COME DOWN, AND YOUR DEDUCTIBLES WILL COME DOWN.
REPEALING AND REPLACING OBAMACARE WILL BE A BIG, BIG WIN
FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. >>ALL RIGHT.
DONALD TRUMP DOES HAVE ONE THING CORRECT THERE IN THAT NEW WEEKLY
ADDRESS. THE GRAMMAR.
REPEALING OBAMACARE WILL BE A BIG DEAL.
FUTURE TENSE. BECAUSE IT HASN’T HAPPENED YET,
AND IT MAY NEVER HAPPEN. BUT EVEN IF IT NEVER HAPPENS,
CONSIDER THAT THE HOUSE VOTE DID.
AND THAT MEANS VOTERS IN EVERY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN THE
COUNTRY KNOW IF THEIR REPRESENTATIVES WANT TO GUT
OBAMACARE NOW. AND WE’RE BEING TOLD BY
INDEPENDENT EXPERTS THAT IS ALREADY HELPING DEMOCRATS.
THEY GAINED IN 20 HOUSE SEAT CONTESTS THIS WEEK IN THE
RATINGS FROM THE NONPARTISAN COOK POLITICAL REPORT.
THE REPORT EMPHASIZING GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISING AS WELL.
OVER $4 MILLION POURING IN TO DEMOCRATS SINCE YESTERDAY.
THE LAST TIME THE DEMOCRATS TOOK BACK THE HOUSE WAS IN 2006 WHEN
THOSE DISILLUSIONED WITH GEORGE BUSH’S SECOND TURN SWUNG 31
SEATS MAKING NANCY PELOSI SPEAKER, AND THE MAN SEEN RIGHT
THERE NEXT TO HER IS CHRIS VAN HOLLEN.
WHEN DEMOCRATS WON IN 2006 THAT.>>TAPPED HIM TO LEAD THE HOUSE
ELECTIONS AS CHAIRMAN OF THE DCCC.
SO HE KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT THIS MAP.
AND HERE IS HOW HE NOW HANDICAPS THIS RACE.
>>I THINK THE HOUSE IS IN PLAY. FIRST OF ALL, YOU HAVE ALL THIS
ENERGY AROUND THE COUNTRY RESPONDING AND RESISTING TO THE
TRUMP AGENDA TO TURN BACK THE CLOCK.
AND EXHIBIT A IN THAT EFFORT IS THEIR EFFORT TO BLOW UP THE
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT. I THINK THIS IS GOING TO BE A
REALLY TOUGH VOTE FOR REPUBLICANS TO DEFEND.
>>JOINING ME NOW IS DAVID NIR, POLITICAL DIRECTOR FOR DAILY
COAST WHO LAUNCHED ITS OWN FUNDRAISING EFFORT TO TARGET
VULNERABLE HOUSE MEMBERS AND THE INDIVISIBLE PROJECT, ORGANIZING VOTERS TO PRESSURE MEMBERS OF
CONGRESS ON THIS ISSUE. SO DAVID, YOU’RE IN THIS FIGHT.
HOW MUCH DO YOU THINK THIS HOUSE FIGHT HELPS IF THIS PROVISION
NEVER ACTUALLY BECOMES LAW? >>NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, WE
DEMOCRATS CAN HANG THIS AROUND REPUBLICANS’ NEXT FOR THE NEXT
18 MONTHS, AND WE WILL. IT’S ALREADY FIRED UP THE
GRASSROOTS LIKE NEVER BEFORE. WE LAUNCHED A FUNDRAISING
CAMPAIGN AS DID MANY OF OUR ALLIES THAT RAISED MILLIONS OF
DOLLARS. DAILY COAST RAISED OVER A
MILLION. WE’VE NEVER SEEN AN OUTPOURING
LIKE THIS. THIS INTENSITY IS GOING TO LAST
THROUGH THE NEXT 18 MONTHS, BECAUSE DONALD TRUMP AND THE
REPUBLICANS AREN’T GOING AWAY. >>EZRA, WHAT IS THE ACTUAL
BREAKDOWN OF THAT MAP LOOK LIKE? WE HAVE, FOR EXAMPLE, THE NUMBER
OF HOUSE REPUBLICANS WHO ARE IN CLINTON DISTRICTS, ONE THAT SHE
WAS VICTORIOUS IN AND 14 THERE VOTING YES ON THAT HOUSE BILL.
9 NO, 23 TOTAL. YOU NEED TO BUILD BEYOND THAT TO
GET BACK THE HOUSE, RIGHT? >>ABSOLUTELY.
BUT I’M NOT WORRIED ABOUT IT IF THIS REPUBLICAN MAJORITY KEEPS
ACTING IN THIS WAY. THIS THE SPECIAL ELECTION IN
GEORGIA 6, IT WAS A REPUBLICAN PLUS 8 DISTRICT.
THE ELECTION SHOWED IT SWUNG SIX POINTS IN THE DEMOCRATIC
DIRECTION. IF WE SAW A SIX-POINT SWING NEXT
YEAR, YOU WOULD SEE 61 REPUBLICANS LOSE THEIR SEAT.
YOU ONLY NEED TO SEE A THREE-POINT SWING FOR
REPUBLICANS TO LOSE THE HOUSE. AND WHEN THEY’RE VOTING FOR
BILLS THAT HAVE LESS THAN A 17% APPROVAL RATING THAT IS GOING TO
REWORK A SIXTH OF THE ECONOMY WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING WHAT’S IN
IT, THAT’S WHAT’S GOING TO GET THEM OUT OF OFFICE.
>>TAKE A LISTEN HERE TO TOM PERIOLO WHO IS RUNNING NOW FOR
GOVERNOR IN VIRGINIA AND WHO THINKS THIS IS A WINNER FOR
DEMOCRATS AS WELL. >>I’M TOM PERIELO.
AND IN CONGRESS I VOTED FOR OBAMACARE BECAUSE IT WAS WRONG
THAT A MILLION VIRGINIANS WEREN’T COVERED.
INSURANCE COMPANIES HELD ALL THE POWER.
WE’LL MAKE SURE THIS NEVER HAPPENS IN VIRGINIA.
>>FIRST OF ALL, YOU CAN SEE IN LITERATURE CLASS HE WAS PROBABLY
NOT REAL SOFT ON SYMBOLISM. THE CRUSHING AMBULANCE BEHIND
HIM VERY DIRECT MESSAGE. BUT SECOND, POLITICALLY, YOU
KNOW THAT IN THESE GOVERNOR’S RACES, YOU DON’T HAVE TO BRING
IT BACK TO CONGRESS. YOU CAN RUN ON ALL KINDS OF
OTHER THINGS. JUST ON THE POLITICS WHAT DOES
IT TELL YOU THAT HE THINK THIS IS A WINNING ISSUE FOR HIM TO
BRING UP FEDERAL ISSUES AND TRUMP AND THE ACA?
>>WELL, IT’S NO SURPRISE. LOOK, A 17% APPROVAL RATING, AND
THAT WAS BEFORE WE SAID YEAH, WE’RE GOING TO TREAT RAPE LIKE A
PREEXISTING CONDITION. WE’RE GOING TO TREAT BABIES WITH
HEART DEFECTS AS HAVING A PREEXISTING CONDITION AND
CHARGING THEM MORE. THIS BILL STINKS.
THIS BILL IS NOT POPULAR. AND IT’S NO SURPRISE THAT PEOPLE
LIKE TOM ARE RUNNING FOR THEIR OFFICE SAYING HEY, I DON’T LIKE,
THIS AND I STAND FOR ACTUAL AFFORDABLE COVERAGE.
>>DAVID, THE OTHER POLITICAL PUSHBACK IS THAT IN THIS
ENVIRONMENT, CANDIDATES, NO MATTER WHAT PARTY DO BETTER WHEN
THEY STICK TO WHAT THEY RAN ON AND ARE STRONG AND BRIGHT
PARTISANS RATHER THAN SOMETHING MORE MEDIOCRE.
AND YOU WORK WITH THE DAILY COAST THAT ATTACKED JOE
LIEBERMAN AND OTHER DEMOCRATS THAT WERE SEEN AS SQUISHY.
WHAT DO YOU SEE FROM THE SHEER POLITICAL ARGUMENT FROM THE
REPUBLICANS THAT THEY HAVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT REPEALING
OBAMACARE FOREVER SO THAT’S WHAT THEY HAVE TO DO?
>>THEY ARE DEFINITELY STUCK WITH IT NO MATTER HOW UNPOPULAR
IT IS. THEIR BASE HAS DEMANDED THIS.
THE PROBLEM IS CAN THE SENATE EVEN PASS A BILL?
THEY’RE PROBABLY NOT EVEN GOING TO PASS ANYTHING.
BUT NO MATTER, WHAT AS EZRA SAID, YOU HAVE THIS TERRIBLE
BILL THAT THROWS 24 MILLION PEOPLE OFF OF THEIR HEALTH
INSURANCE. AND REPUBLICANS WILL TAKE THAT
WITH THEM ALL THE WAY INTO NOVEMBER, NO MATTER WHAT.
>>GO AHEAD, BRIEFLY, EZRA. >>THAT IS A GREAT POINT.
LOOK, THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF THE FIGHT.
THIS IS THE EASIEST THING FOR THEM TO DO.
IT TOOK FOUR MONTHS TO PASS THROUGH THE HOUSE OF
REPRESENTATIVES. IT’S NOW GOING TO PASS THROUGH
THE SENATE. IT’S GOT TO GO THROUGH
CONFERENCE AND PASS THROUGH THE HOUSE AGAIN.
WE’RE AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS. AND OUR SIDE IS JAZZED UP.
THEY ARE GOING TO COME AWAY AND DEBACK THIS BILL.
>>COMING OUT OF THE HOUSE IT HAS TO GO THROUGH ANOTHER PART
OF CONGRESS BEFORE IT BECOMES LAW?
>>THAT’S RIGHT. WE’RE NOWHERE NEAR TEND.
>>I WATCHED THE WHITE HOUSE PRESS EVENT I FELT LIKE MAYBE
THAT WAS THE END OF THE ROAD. >>IT’S A SHOCK.
MAYBE HE NEEDS TO WATCH HOW A BILL BECOMES A LAW.
>>IT’S FRIDAY

  • SO where are all the reich wing fascist commie trolls today. I know it will take their teeny tinny widdle brains a day or two to come up with those stupid come backs. That they think are sooo witty aren't they just so presses bless their tiny black harts.

  • Im glad they pointed out this is just the beginning. The GOP just sold out their voters. Good luck with that come mid term election time. Dems won't resist as much as we think they should because they are in bed with the same $$$$$ as the GOP. We need a 3rd party to emerge when the smoke clears.

  • Republicans were put in office to repeal and replace Obamacare ….. everyday more undocumented democrats are being deported ….. violent liberals are put in jail … felons are not allowed to vote … stricter voter laws are being implemented ….

  • Trump and House Republicans have take a step toward rescuing the health insurance industry from real competition. This is one step toward another victory for big corporations and the very rich who want the corporate version of federal welfare and this is one step back for the working poor and our elderly. Trump and the Republicans don't care how many Americans may lose affordable healthcare coverage and would suffer and even die because of this. No, they care about using federal tax dollars to boost the profits of the insurance industry, other big corporations and the very wealthy.

  • Obama lies; no matter how we reform healthcare, we will keep this promise, to the American people;
    – If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor; period.
    – If you like your healthcare plan, you will be able to keep your healthcare plan; period.

  • Why would you be soft on symbolism? A big bulging brazier in a white tafeta cashmere cotton see through Oprah Winfrey, "no head", standing in line with her sisters to see star wahs.

  • the scary part is, this new bill isn't in it's final form, they now plan to pass 2 other parts, voucher programs, and freedom to cover act, which is an act that allows companies to discriminate ppl based on religious beliefs and political stances, like not cover women that has had an abortion

  • honestly, I still think people will vote republican. America's attention span is way too short. they've been saying they wanted to repeal the ACA for years and won the house, senate, and presidency on that promise. you still have people defending trump and Republicans. I voted for clinton but I also feel dems aren't doing much either. the ACA isn't perfect but I haven't seen a dem trying to come forward with viable improvements. both parties are straight up garbage.

  • "the worst job killing laws" Mr. President? How about replacing that legislation with "the worst life killing laws"….

  • Someone please help a Canadian wrap his head around this… The ACA/Obamacare is hated, even though it resulted in expanded coverage to a larger base of users, which resulted in more American lives being prolonged and saved. It isn't without its flaws, but one could reasonably argue that more Americans enjoyed better healthcare after it was tabled than from what was available during Bush, Clinton, Bush, Reagan, Carter or Ford. Now the Republican Party, after having years to propose a better alternative, try to jam-through a plan most of them admit they haven't even read(?!), that results in weakened coverage that will be affordable to even fewer people, and worse yet will shaft those with pre-existing conditions. How is this an improvement? Why isn't the American public ready to mutiny after seeing that their healthcare system rates 50th out of 55 countries for efficiency? Our 'terrible socialist health care' in Canada is also flawed, but generally provides a high standard of care for its users, costs a fraction of what Americans pay and results in an average of an extra 3 years of life expectancy over our wealthier American cousins. Why are Americans tolerant of paying exorbitant prices for medication? The people who will hurt the most as a result of this bill's passage are the same people propping up the Republican Party – middle-class Americans who are seemingly happy to get less so long as the very wealthy can pay less tax and there's less government "interference". My neighbours – we support you, but you need to demand better from your government! You can and should be able to expect a decent standard of care through government regulation. No one's life has been prolonged or improved through less oversight.

    A side note – over 10 years my extended family has endured the following…

    – extensive skin grafts, a 3 week hospital stay to recover, and 1 month of assisted home care to treat burns
    – prostatectomy and all associated treatments and follow-up
    – 4 surgeries and related care tied to a bladder condition
    – surgery and treatment for thyroid, uterine, and cervical cancer
    – surgery and implant to help reverse hearing loss
    – venal surgery to remove veins damaged in an accident
    – corrective surgery for a crippling bunion

    Total cost beyond the increased taxes I'm happy to pay? A whopping $135 for two $45 ambulance rides and some crutches!! Wealthy people with benefits can go bankrupt in the US for far, far less.

  • a low life condition hillbilly = trump trashing the planet for more greed. we know whats wrong with trump and the hideous republican party, but what is wrong with his voters??? RESIST.

  • I've learned that from this presidency, it's okay to lie right in front of camera and not take responsibility for it. You can say that you'll give everybody a billion dollar salary and nobody would care. They'd just believe it.

  • What really kills me is that his supporters see positives in his administration that other people do not because they just take his word at face value without proper research, if you believe his lies, then yes… America is going to be in good shape. Of course the rest of us who see right through all the smoke and mirrors know that when these decisions go into affect, it is his supporters who are going to suffer the most. You can thank Fox news and other right wing news outlets for the current state this country is in… evil has finally triumphed and this is no longer the United States that I have grown up to know. SAD!

    On a side note, why didn't we have Donald Trump (and other presidents) take an IQ test and a citizenship test before he took office? That would have saved us all a lot of trouble….

  • I very much hope the Dems do not take all the funds for election ads but put it in think tanks to come up with solutions to the countries problems and talk solutions at elections. They do not need to point out that Trump or the Repubicans are a failure. We all know this.

  • still making promises he cant keep. does this guy ever learn? he went from "healthcare is more difficult than anyone knew" to "premiums are gonna come down, deductibles are gonna come down" how much you want to bet that "phase 2" never happwns

  • my neighbors are old person and yesterday i saw them very sad bc they found out they might end up loosing their health insurance 😞😞😞😳

  • The supposed strength about Trump is that he is a good liar. But it's only been 100 something days and we already know all his tells…and so does the rest of the world.

  • I love the fact that Trump said to the Australian Prime Minister recently that they have much better healthcare than we do….which is a SINGLE PAYER UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.

    Derpy Derp!

    JW3HH

  • The ugly truth is that Trump and his supporters want to end the ACA because it hurts the poor and the Republicans have spent the last decade demonising the poor and blaming them for the problems actually caused by greedy bankers and corrupt business.

  • DOESN'T MATTER. Liberals are lazy and politically stupid. They'll sit on their hands as usual until it's too late then get their stupid cardboard signs and "protest" as if that makes any difference at all.
    Meanwhile, conservatives, who are ACTIVE and political geniuses, work their soulless evil alchemy to sell off the country to the highest bidder.

  • Wow! Never knew ObamaCare killed jobs. I always thought the Bush and Clinton family did a good job of it, starting with NAFTA and their wars.

  • voting dems in will do nothing… they are just as polarized as the GOP … the US needs a third party if you want to see anything done for the people….. most dems are also against single payer because they are beholden to their lobbyist overlords….

  • Soo.. in outrage of the idea of more expensive healthcare, people decide to spend millions on saying they don't want to pay more?

  • Justice department is looking into sedition laws concerning those promotions resistance agingst the Government. Political campaign activity doesn't apply.

  • Whining little B.TCH … "On day one we will repeal and replace ACA-Obamacare with something Great… at a fraction of the cost"… Let's see… NAFTA Deals stay the same… Shiina Deals stay the same… Obamacare stays the same… ISIS war stays the same… Immigration (NO Muslim ban) stays the same… Iran Deal stays the same… Wall stays the same… Looks like after all that haffing and puffing BS during his campaign rallies… Chump is a failure … and we are back to President Obama's policies haha… RESIST 😈

  • Trump's one and only goal is to get revenge on Obama for the Whitehouse correspondent dinner years ago. Unfortunately the American people are going to be a casualty in his adolescent quest for vengance. We need millions of people to protest and sleep in the streets of D.C., set up thousands of tents and just become a huge nuisance till he either has to quit or they impeach him, even if it takes weeks it would be worth it.

  • Of course the job killing is tremendous! My boss's butler's butler had to fire his butler's butler!

  • Stupid people love nothing more than when another stupid person gets in charge and validates stupidity.

  • I bet that if someone put one sentence like " … and my nipples went to France " in the middle of that, on the screen of text he is reading from, he would not figure it out till the day after, what he said into the camera.

  • DNC:
    If you've got ANY American Bipartisan bones in your organizational body
    You will go full force after ALL the Republicans who voted for TrumpCare
    and not use ANY OF THIS MONEY against those Republicans Brave Enough to vote against this abysmal ACHA vote.

  • IF I ever found myself in a hand-shaking opportunity with the man, I'd slug him in the face and deal with the consequences later.

    Honestly, If you were on my jury, would you vote to convict me of assault?

  • Many folks are working from within to clean up and restore the Democratic Party. As a lifelong Democrat, I fully expect our
    reps to respond ethically. Those who genuinely do the work of the People and do NOT ride around in the back pockets of
    big $ donors will receive our support. Those who attempt to continue the poison $tatus quo, target dedicated reps, like Tulsi Gabbard, HI, Sherrrod Brown-OH, or otherwise abuse the privilege of serving our nation and our People will be replaced so
    we may restore and safeguard our govt. of, for and by the People. The work is ours to accomplish.

  • I have a friend who voted for Trump who's over the moon that this disastrous bill passed in the house and he has lupus and type 1diabetes, and going to lose his health care as well if this bill pass in the Senate and I just ask one question why do you want to lose your health insurance along with millions of people who will lose their health coverage to; and here was his answer "I Believe In Donald J Trump and the Republican Party and they going to fix everything "!! I just couldn't believe he said that.

  • Ezra Klein on 2013 published in the Washington Post an article titled "21 Graphs that show America's Health Care Prices are Ludicrous". Everyone should take a look at it to get an insight of how we are overpaying for the same services that citizens of other countries received for sometimes 50%, 60%, or even 90% less. Yes, you read it right, 90% less. Some services even have a lower cost than that. Check all the graphs, you will get a different perspective of how healthcare functions around the world.

  • with the money I from the tax cut after gutting Obamacare…. I can get that 3rd Lexus I have been eyeing…sweet!

  • The Trump care bill is no ordinary bill. This effects Americans financially and physically. Its on in 2018 and 2020.VOTE!

  • Ha ha ha. You people absolutely show the world how ridiculously uninformed you really are with your comments. Sure claim that the people have insurance. question… where can I use it?
    And with high deductibles you don't really even have insurance. Also, One insurance company to choose from, is not a choice. And millions having to work part time because the companies can't afford to pay your insurance…
    You people can't handle facts. Obamacare is collapsing but all you care about is R versus D!!!!
    You don't really care about fellow humans that are suffering.
    THAT is why I laugh at you.

  • obamacare was not a job killer….. can you imagine all the money that hospitals made?? people with insurance could actually get care… lots of jobs benefited from obamacare… give me an example of how it killed jobs?? please..

  • This is an absurd argument that "we don't want to pay for other people's healthcare" Do you not understand that this is how society works? Other people pay for services you young healthy men use too Why don't you complain about having to pay law enforcement salaries? I have to pay for the criminals even though I don't break the law and you have to pay for maternity care even though you can't have children. Grow up you whiny little crybabies. When did some males in this country stop acting like men and become bratty little children? I guess they are just following their diaper-wearing fat toddler of a president.

  • Unfortunately, money doesn't help you win an election. The message does. I thought all the Clinton supporters on this chat would learn that lesson. At the end of the day, Democrats will always vote Democrat, and Republicans will always vote Republican. As a moderate, you either support Trump or you don't. Democrats are poised to have more elections for their seats than Republicans. It's a bit interesting that the media neglects to mention these facts. This is like voter suppression.

  • Those of you that think ACA "odumbasscare" FORCED insurance is a good idea let me ask you this.

    Years ago car insurance was NOT required, but you could end up in jail if you didn't have it and caused a wreck. Many people complained that they didn't buy it because it cost too much so the government stepped in and decided to force people to have insurance or pay a penalty. Reasoning: When everybody pays into the system the cost MUST go down…

    HOW MUCH HAS THE COST OF CAR INSURANCE GONE DOWN? Did it EVER go down since the requirement? Answer: No, and No. It hasn't worked with odumbasscare either.

    The insurance companies FOUGHT for the purchase requirements to make more profit, JUST like they're fighting a propaganda war now because they KNOW that if they are actually forced to compete again they won't make as much money.

    It's LUDICROUS to think that the government forcing something to happen in business will make things better. It NEVER HAS, and it NEVER WILL.

  • The Gop wants to privatize Healthcare.With executives for drug companies who get millions of dollars in profit for charging $500 dollars per pill to buy a drug that costs $4.25 to make per pill.Deregulation for Heathcare puts the power in the insurance companies hands to charge any price they want.Remember how well Deregulation worked for Fannie Mae and the REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY ABOUT 9 YRS AGO.Do we really want a GREEDY BILLIONAIRE to BAIL OUT THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY?

  • "Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me"……. Do they think we're stupid? Wait for the CBO score on this attempted shafting of Americans. Loved the rich old white man backdrop.

  • Universal free healthcare costs us Brits 9.9% of GDP. The max charge for meds here is $135 a year. Americans spend 16.6% for a worse system. With the right people in power the US could easily afford a NHS (National Health Service). It's not perfect but we love our NHS.

  • we should not be punished for being survivors. just because religion says we should have died because they assume death is better… its not

  • 1.2 billion dollars (that we know of) couldn't help Hillary. The entirety of msm couldn't help Hillary. Fundraise all you want.

  • It's the Evil Cabal headed by our Liar in Chief – the self-serving, bumbling blowhard Putin Puppet.

    And what exactly happened to all of that fund raising money? Shades of the inauguration mystery…

  • MILLIONS of Americans WILL DIE, once the Repuds pass the new AHCA, and repeal ACA.

    i hope the MAJORITY of those who die, are Trump Voters & their family !!!
    THEY ALL DESERVE TO DIE, for electing this evil creature to the White House !!!

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