Amid chants of “love trumps hate,” and outnumbered by police and reporters, about 150 members of the doctors group Stand Together Against Trump (STAT) marched in Cleveland on Thursday afternoon to show their opposition to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
As a long-standing member of the Democratic Party, I have a confession to make. I am voting for Donald Trump. The journey from a man like Obama to a man like Trump was surprisingly short, forged as I started a small independent practice three years ago in the crucible that is healthcare.
Alvarado, a 46-year-old internist and pediatrician, will not be discussing healthcare during remarks, and will instead focus on immigration issues. In 2014, Alvarado became the first Hispanic elected to state office in Kentucky, according to the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.
When Bryan Hambley, MD, decided to attend a Donald Trump rally earlier this year, he had no idea it would lead to forming an anti-Trump physicians group and a protest march at this year’s Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland. But that’s where Hambley finds himself as the convention gets underway.
On June 22, House Republicans announced proposals for a healthcare plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”). Republicans claim the proposals would slow healthcare spending and ease federal rules for health insurance. Not surprisingly, a varied set of reactions to the proposals came quickly.
A retired family physician and elected Republican delegate from New Jersey says he is pessimistic about a problem he doesn’t think Trump, the Republican Party or anyone for that matter can solve: The slow death of private practice.