Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
Trump made a series of questionable statements about health care days after taking steps that are expected to damage Obamacare markets.
Insurers have relied on billions of dollars in subsidies to offset discounts they give low-income customers.
The poll comes on the heels of the Trump administration decision to stop paying insurers billions of dollars in Obamacare reimbursements.
Insurers are expected to raise premiums sharply because of the loss of billions of dollars in reimbursements.
Trump reportedly told a lawmaker he would be willing to continue the payments if a bipartisan health deal was reached.
The Trump administration will stop making critically important payments to insurers who sell Obamacare health plans.
President Donald Trump is planning to end important subsidies that are helping to support the Affordable Care Act.
Obamacare advocates worry the order will lead to healthier people exiting Obamacare insurance plans, spurring much higher prices.
President Trump's executive order eyes loosening of rules about association health plans and short-term health insurance.
Trump's order comes after months of failed efforts by the president and Republicans to get Obamacare repeal legislation passed by Congress.