Monday, January 21, 2019

WI GOP eyes health care bill that won't work. As is the WI GOP style.

Experts - - so you know right there that the GOP will go into full sneer mode - - are saying that the bill press release that WI GOP legislative leaders are backing to 'protect' health care coverage for people with pre-existing conditions would not work:
Wisconsin bill on pre-existing conditions has a problem: Experts say it wouldn't work
And keep in mind that this entire GOP-initiated charade in which Republicans pretend to care about loss of government-required health insurance coverages and thus put the matter up for 'legislating' is taking place because the WI GOP at Walker's direction joined a lawsuit against Obamacare - - in our name and with our tax dollars - - and then added more support for the lawsuit by legislating at the 11th-hour a prohibition barring newly-installed Democratic leaders from getting Wisconsin out of the harmful lawsuit:
Republican lawmakers backing the bill to ensure coverage for pre-existing conditions also support the lawsuit and overturning the Affordable Care Act. 
The Republican-controlled Legislature also passed a law barring Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney General Josh Kaul from withdrawing Wisconsin from the lawsuit. 
Crazy right? But wait, there's more.

Before you ask "why would they pass a bill they've been told is a doomed non-starter,?' keep in mind that these same legislative savants

just did the exact same thing when they passed restrictions on voting that a Federal judge had already ruled unconstitutional.
Newly created restrictions on early voting and other election-related measures that were part of lame-duck legislation signed in December by outgoing Republican Gov. Scott Walker violate a federal court order issued in 2016 that voided similar restrictions, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Yeah, that whole expert thing again. 

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