Why would the Republicans even consider changing this law? This is insane. I heard last week that congress has passed 19 different laws to the ACA. Why? Let this bill stand on its on! The more you tweak it the more it becomes a massive unfunded liability. This law is now over 20K pages and a complete mess. The only deal the Republicans should make on this law is repeal!.
worthwhile fundamental research and development often takes years and millions of dollars with uncertainties and risks.
stopping fundamental research and development now dries up the funding pipeline and essentially dismantles the R&D infrastructure that took decades to build. restarting the pipeline may take billions of dollars once knowhow is lost or transferred overseas.