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both parties spin cbo's report on republican health care bill

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both parties spin cbo's report on republican health care bill

a copy of the republican plan to replace the affordable care act is show during a news conference at the u.s. capitol on march 7, 2017.(photo: win mcnamee, getty images) 9 connectlinkedinemailmorethe nonpartisan congressional budget office’s analysis of the republican health care bill has been released — so let the spinning begin.democrats overstate what the cbo said about the impact on those who now have health insurance, while the white house budget director oversells the impact on premiums.24 million more uninsuredin a video posted to his website and facebook on march 13, sen. bernie sanders claimed that the gop legislation would “throw 24 million americans off of the health insurance that they currently have,” including “14 million who will lose that health insurance next year.”reps. richard neal of massachusetts and frank pallone jr. of new jersey, ranking members of the house ways and means and energy and commerce committees, respectively, said in a joint statement that the bill “would rip away health insurance from 24 million americans over the next decade.”but those claims go too far.the analysis by the cbo and joint committee on taxation did say that 24 million fewer americans would be insured under the american health care act than under current law in 2026, and that 14 million fewer would be insured next year. but not all of them would have their insurance ripped away or would be losing “insurance that they currently have.” the...