Lottery Winners ATTACKED By...The Republican Party

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10 PERCENT of the new Republican health plan focuses on preventing lottery winners from abusing the system, WTF! Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, the hosts of The Young Turks discuss the Republican party's latest attack on poor people. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. tytnetwork.com/go

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"The Republican health care plan finally dropped! Boom. This is the big one. Bigger than Beyoncé. After years and years and years of whining and complaining about more Americans having health coverage, the GOP finally can slide its finely tuned alternative, the well-polished health care plan of its dreams, into the American legislative system and bada bing bada boom—so long Obama and the Affordable Care Act! Hello, the Affordabler Care Act. How did Donald Trump and the Republicans do it? Well, there will be ample time to debate the fine points of health care policy and what it means for America and Americans, but for now let’s take a quick look at one of the features of the Republican health plan—lottery winnings. Wait, what? Exactly.

Part of the GOP’s plan involves reducing state Medicaid costs, a program that gives low-income individuals and families access to health coverage that was expanded under Obamacare in many states. But what is the GOP plan’s numero uno idea for cutting state Medicaid costs? Taking on, you know, your everyday lottery winner or, more technically, "letting states disenroll high dollar lottery winners.” I feel better about this bill already.”*

Hosts: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

Cast: Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian

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