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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to axe Obamacare

The legal push is sure to be an important political battleground in the presidential election in a November vote

26 Jun 2020 3:31 PM

In US, pandemic planning becomes political weapon

Trump has repeatedly said that the blame for inadequate supplies and machines to cope with an outbreak lay with his predecessor Barack Obama

16 May 2020 11:56 AM

Donald Trump sceptical of scrapping 'Obamacare' completely

Trump last week floated to a Democratic lawmaker that he'd like to revive her legislation shoring up the health law's insurance markets.

10 May 2019 12:33 PM

Healthcare plan can wait until after 2020 elections: Donald Trump

Donald Trump said he was willing to wait until after the 2020 presidential election to get Congress to vote on a new healthcare plan.

02 Apr 2019 1:39 PM

As trump celebrates tax overhaul, others worried about backlash

Some of the President’s strongest allies conceded that voters may not immediately warm to the new law.

21 Dec 2017 3:08 PM


Trump scraps key Obamacare subsidies, urges Democrats to fix 'broken mess'

This comes as the most dramatic action Trump has taken so far, against the Affordable Care Act.

13 Oct 2017 7:19 PM

Dr Mukesh Hariawala gets Indian Healthcare Visionary of the Decade award

Healthcare Economist laid out a 100 billion dollar medical tourism’ opportunity for country during his winning speech.

03 Aug 2017 9:31 AM

White House asks Senate to pass health bill now or cancel summer break

Republicans hold 52-48 majority in the Senate, where no Democrats voted for the GOP bill and three Republicans defected in the final vote.

31 Jul 2017 9:21 AM

Republican senators House will not pass 'skinny' Obamacare repeal assures speaker

Ryan's reassurances, offered to call to 5 Republican senators, came as Republican leaders urged their party to approve the pared-down bill.

28 Jul 2017 11:43 AM

US Senate to repeal, replace Obamacare after US VP Mike Pence’s vote

The Republican legislation is aimed at undoing Obamacare’s mandates for most people to carry insurance and businesses to offer it.

26 Jul 2017 11:49 AM


Trump pressures Republicans to repeal, warns 'Obamacare is death'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to lay out the path forward Tuesday at a closed-door Republican lunch.

25 Jul 2017 8:32 AM

Trump fires off furious tweets on multiple Russia investigations

The president has long criticised leaks of information about the investigation and has urged authorities to prosecute leakers.

23 Jul 2017 11:21 AM

Donald Trump jumps into healthcare debate, says repeal now, replace later

House Republicans barely passed their version of a replacement bill in May, and the task is proving even tougher in the Senate.

01 Jul 2017 8:04 PM

Trump praises Indian-American’s role in replacing Obamacare

One of the key architects of the new healthcare bill, Seema Verma was the only non-politician to be asked to speak from the podium.

05 May 2017 2:32 PM

House Republicans repeal Obamacare, hurdles await in US Senate

Republicans including Trump have campaigned relentlessly on the pledge to dismantle the 2010 reforms.

05 May 2017 8:17 AM


With Trump's healthcare bill dead, US Republicans turn to taxes

Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said that tax reform in many ways was 'a lot simpler' than healthcare reform.

25 Mar 2017 12:57 PM

No repeal for 'Obamacare': A humiliating defeat for Trump

Democrats said Americans can 'breathe a sigh of relief.'

25 Mar 2017 7:41 AM

New health insurance plan to insure 14 million less in 2018: US Congress

By 2026 it would shoot up to 24 million because the bill would undo the Obamacare rule that mandates people have health insurance.

14 Mar 2017 9:02 AM

Trump barrels ahead with plan to gut 'Obamacare'

Barack Obama's signature health insurance reform bill was the crowning domestic achievement of his presidency.

12 Mar 2017 1:19 PM

In first address to US Congress, Trump condemns Kansas shooting

During a turbulent first 40 days in office, Trump proposed immigration bans, border walls and a roughly 10 percent defence budget boost.

01 Mar 2017 8:46 AM