Health Care Is On The Ballot & Voters Trust Democrats Over Republicans
September 12, 2018
Today House Republicans are meeting to prepare a bill that would delay or repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, and House Republican leadership said health care repeal will be a priority if they keep the majority.
Health care is on the ballot in the midterm elections. While Republicans will continue their sabotage, Democrats are fighting to increase access and affordability. That is why voters trust Democrats over Republicans on health care.
House Republicans are preparing legislation to further dismantle the ACA. That bill would cost more than $50 billion over the next decade.
The Hill: “House GOP legislation that would delay or repeal certain parts of ObamaCare will cost $51.6 billion over the next decade, according to a new government analysis.”
House Republican leadership said repealing the Affordable Care Act will be a priority if they keep the majority.
Maria Bartiromo: “Give us your list of the priorities should you keep the majority.” […]
Rep. Scalise: “We’ve got to go back to health care.”
Voters overwhelmingly support protections for people with pre-existing conditions, and they trust Democrats more than Republicans on health care.
81 percent of voters say that insurance companies should not be able to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.
Voters trust Democrats over Republicans to protect people with pre-existing conditions by more than a 2-to-1 margin.
Voters trust Democrats over Republicans on health care by a 15-point margin.