Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump Threatens Coverage Of Millions If Democrats Won't Negotiate On ACA Repeal | The Huffington Post

Trump Threatens Coverage Of Millions If Democrats Won't Negotiate On ACA Repeal | The Huffington Post

President Donald Trump is contemplating a new strategy to get repeal of the Affordable Care Act through Congress: threatening to torpedo insurance for millions of Americans unless Democrats agree to negotiate with him.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal that appeared on Wednesday, Trump made a warning. If Democrats won’t talk repeal, the president said, Republicans might decide to cut off some subsidies now flowing to health insurers offering coverage through Obamacare’s exchanges.

“I don’t want people to get hurt,” Trump said, sounding a bit like a mobster describing a protection racket. “What I think should happen — and will happen — is the Democrats will start calling me and negotiating.”

  

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1 comment:

  1. Holding the poor and working poor hostage: It's what Jesus would do.

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