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Dean M. Harris

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What would a new Trump health care plan look like?

President Trump is promising again to release a comprehensive health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If he actually releases a health plan as promised, what would it be likely to provide? At this point, no one knows all the details of the president’s plan. Nevertheless, there are three things that we already know for sure. First, a Trump health plan would promise to protect people who have preexisting medical conditions, but it would not really protect them.

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COVID-19 proves that Senator Thom Tillis was wrong about rules for public health

In 2015, U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina argued that we don’t need government rules for public health in the food service industry, because the free market would protect public health and safety. As an example, he said that the government should not require Starbucks to make their employees wash their hands after they use the restroom and before they handle our food and drinks.

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