News With Ed -- June 26, 2017
Poll says Republicans face uphill battle on healthcare
51% of Americans are happy with Obamacare, according to recent polling, as the Senate GOP needs to find votes in the House in order to pass their Affordable Care Act replacement. RT America’s Manila Chan has the story.
GOP Senate healthcare bill leaves 20mn uncovered – CBO
The Congressional Budget Office reports the Better Care Reconciliation Act that GOP lawmakers wrote to replace Obamacare would leave more than 20 million Americans without health coverage and roll back programs like Medicare. RT America’s Ed Schultz sits down with Wendell Potter to learn just how this new law will affect Americans.
Trump’s travel ban to take effect in 3 days
People from Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will not be permitted entry to the US unless they can prove they have familial ties within the country. The Supreme Court voted unanimously to lift all holds on a limited version of President Trump’s travel ban on persons from six Muslim-majority countries. RT America’s Alexey Yaroshevsky has more.