Cronycare lives on: McConnell, Senate GOP, want to keep the Obamacare insurance company subsidies

Of course they do. The insurance companies aren’t going to be left hanging out in the wind. Those companies fought for that stream of taxpayer money after all. And darn it, the Senate GOP is going to make sure they keep getting it.

Obamacare was crony from the start and it likely will remain so. Now with the GOP’s blessing.

(From The Washington Examiner)

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said stabilizing the Obamacare insurance markets is a top priority for the GOP as it works to rewrite Obamacare, signaling the party backs subsidies for insurance companies that President Trump has threatened to withhold.

McConnell, R-Ky., named five priorities the GOP will include in a Senate healthcare reform bill they are struggling to write, and taking action to stabilize the dwindling marketplaces topped the list.

He described the healthcare marketplaces as “collapsing.”

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