Kane for Medium: “Trump’s trail of broken promises on health care”

By / 3.26.2019

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised no cuts to Medicaid, that he would protect those with preexisting conditions, and that everyone would have insurance under his new health care plan.

He has broken every one of those promises over the last two years. What’s more, the White House campaign to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA) sparked a voter backlash that cost Republicans dearly in last year’s midterm election.

The president apparently has learned nothing from that rebuff. Having failed to pass legislation to kill the ACA, the administration is now turning to judicial activism and the courts. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced yesterday that it is endorsing a Texas court ruling striking down the entire ACA.

 

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