Rand Paul condemns ‘new entitlements’ in GOP healthcare bill | The Resurgent

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is criticizing the Senate GOP’s healthcare bill, strongly suggesting that he will vote against it unless changes are made. Paul, arguably the strongest voice of opposition to the bill in Congress, takes issue with the “new entitlements” bought by a refundable tax credit and a “stabilization fund” of money that aim to bring down premiums and help individuals afford to purchase health insurance. “I think we shouldn’t have new entitlements that will go on forever in a Republican plan to fix healthcare,” Paul said. “We can’t pay for what we already have: Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.” When asked…

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