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Chicago’s Morning Answer Show Notes: Wednesday 7/19/2017

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Gov. Bruce Rauner says he plans to rewrite a Democrat-passed education funding formula bill, setting up a likely showdown with Democrats who control the General Assembly. Governor Rauner joined Dan and Chicago Tribune Columnist John Kass to discuss the budget debate and education funding:

 

Another Senate Republican has spoken out against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to repeal ObamaCare without a replacement, dampening GOP efforts to move forward. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, told reporters in a conference call Tuesday that the strategy was not “appropriate,” but neglected to say whether he would vote against taking up the House health care bill. Health insurance expert C. Steven Tucker from HealthInsuranceMentors.com joined Dan and John to talk about what will happen to the health care industry if Obamacare does collapse:

 

CNN Senior Economic Analyst Stephen Moore joined Dan and John to talk about what will happen next in the health care reform debate and what the effect will be on tax reform:

 

President Trump said Tuesday he will just let Obamacare fail and wait for Democrats to come to Republicans to fix it. Trump said Republicans are not going to own it.

 

Former U.S. House speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from a federal prison 13 months after he began serving a sentence for a bank fraud conviction linked to his effort to buy the silence of a former student he sexually abused during his days as a high school wrestling coach.

 

O.J. Simpson, the former football star, TV pitchman and now Nevada prison inmate No. 1027820, is up for parole. Hewill have a lot going for him when he asks to be released him after serving more than eight years for an ill-fated bid to retrieve sports memorabilia.

 

Niall Ferguson: Donald Trump and John F. Kennedy are more similar than you think.