A separate regulation issued by the Trump administration creates a new exemption from the requirement that employers offer contraceptive coverage.
Like Reagan before him, Trump is deploying the infamous "welfare queen" myth to justify shredding the safety net. The results of the last welfare "reform" were devastating.
Simon Johnson, former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a member of the CBO’s Panel of Economic Advisers. He is a co-founder of The Baseline Scenario.