Americans were promised lower premiums, more choices, and better access. Instead, premiums have doubled nationwide – and insurers are still fleeing the market that Obamacare has nearly destroyed. The American people are calling out for relief, and President Donald J. Trump and his Administration are determined to provide it – by working with Congress to rescue Americans from this catastrophe.
10:15 AM: President Trump speaks with President Emmanuel Macron of France
10:30 AM: President Trump receives his daily intelligence briefing
11:00 AM: President Trump meets with National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster
11:00 AM: Vice President Pence Speaks at the U.S.-India Business Council’s 42nd Annual Leadership Summit
11:15 AM: President Trump speaks with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland
2:00 PM: Press Briefing with Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry – Watch
PHOTO OF THE DAY
OBAMACARE FACT OF THE DAY
FACT: An HHS report, based on data compiled by the Obama Administration, shows that average premiums on the individual market are up 105% across the country since 2013 – an increase of nearly $3,000 a year for the average American.
WHITE HOUSE UPDATES
Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India to the White House.
President Trump and Prime Minister Modi delivered joint statements in the Rose Garden.
Yesterday, Vice President Pence held a listening session with victims of Obamacare and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma.
Yesterday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, M.D., traveled to Utah where he met with local business leaders for a healthcare discussion.