The premise is that President Trump, who has never once deviated from his insistence that federal law should continue to guarantee health coverage for Americans with preexisting conditions, is secretly trying to take that protection away. Unless we replace Donald Trump with a Democrat who will nationalize the health care industry and give taxpayer-funded health coverage to illegal aliens, the narrative goes, Grandma will be summarily discharged from the hospital and the chronically ill will be left to fend for themselves.
It’s ridiculous, hypocritical fear-mongering, and it needs to be nipped in the bud.
The current showdown was set up nine years ago when Democrats passed the deeply flawed ObamaCare legislation without a single Republican vote. Throughout the debate over the “Affordable Care Act,” which dragged on for over a year, Republicans begged for compromise and warned that huge sections of the bill were unconstitutional.
The Democrats didn’t listen, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi even arrogantly proclaimed that Congress would have to pass the 2,700-page bill before the public could