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Trump and Heller Lie About Their Record on Pre-existing Conditions Protections

By September 21, 2018No Comments

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Washington, DCAt a campaign stop with Dean Heller, a lead sponsor on the failed Senate repeal bill that did not include pre-existing conditions protections, President Trump became the latest Republican politician to flat-out lie about the party’s commitment to protect people with pre-existing conditions. Brad Woodhouse, executive director of Protect Our Care, said in response:

“What the repealer-in-chief Donald Trump said is a lie and his accomplice, Dean Heller, knows it is. After all, this is the same Dean Heller who pledged to repeal the Affordable Care Act — including its protections for people with pre-existing conditions — after the election. Just this week, Kevin Cramer got Three Pinocchios for saying the Republican repeal bills include pre-existing conditions protections. Representatives Mike Coffman, Bruce Poliquin, Carlos Curbelo and others were exposed for erasing their pro-repeal record and statements from their websites. Scott Walker got eviscerated by health experts after he falsely claimed that he has an alternate plan to protect people with pre-existing conditions if the Trump-Walker lawsuit to overturn them is successful. Republicans like Dean Heller, Kevin Cramer, Bruce Poliquin, Scott Walker and Donald Trump want to scrub their records on health care for one simple reason: voters are angry at their efforts to repeal and sabotage American health care and they are getting ready to take that anger out at the polls.”