• Obamacare critic chosen as US Health Secretary

    Obamacare critic chosen as US Health Secretary

    Tom Price, an Orthopedic surgeon and outspoken critic of Obamacare, has been confirmed as the next US Health and Human Services Secretary.

    Price who is also a Republican Representative for Georgia, has been described as President-Elect Donald Trump’s top choice for the job. It is now up to the Senate to confirm the appointment.

    Trump campaigned on a pledge to repeal President Obama’s signature bill, the Affordable Care Act. Price has long championed reforms to replace the health insurance law. These include […]

  • Donald Trump’s pledge to kill Obamacare, faces reality check

    Donald Trump’s pledge to kill Obamacare, faces reality check

    With his shock victory in the race for the White House, President-elect Donald Trump at last, is in position to deliver on one of his most strident campaign promises: to repeal Obamacare.

    With fellow Republicans in control of the US Congress, Trump has the means and ostensibly a mandate from his party to gut the law. But he may find the reality is more challenging.

    Exit polls suggest Trump rode to victory in no small part on the support of those battleground […]