Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday declared the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office "terrible at counting" after a report the agency released Monday estimated Republicans' health-care replacement plan would cause 24 million more Americans to go uninsured by 2026 than ObamaCare. "I don't believe the facts are correct," Mulvaney said on MSNBC's Morning Joe. Talking to CNN's Chris Cuomo, Mulvaney deemed the report full of "bizarre numbers" and based off of "bad assumptions," saying the CBO assumes that "someone, on the day after the Republican plan goes into effect, will drop off of Medicaid they are getting for free and replace it with nothing." The CBO report estimated the GOP-backed American Health Care Act would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion over the next decade, mostly due to Medicaid cuts and the elimination of certain subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
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