Donald Trump’s homicidal healthcare bill will kill some, and enrich others | Adam Gaffney

Medicine saves lives, while stripping healthcare coverage to fund tax breaks for the rich takes lives. If this bill passes, legislators will have blood on their hands

Let us imagine that you would like to redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars from working class people to the rich, and wouldn’t hesitate to risk the lives of tens of thousands of people to do so. Well, as luck would have it, there is a bill— the “American Health Care Act” (AHCA)—that does precisely that.

On Thursday, it squeezed through the House of Representatives. Trumpcare – at least for the moment – has been triumphant.

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