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Trump Threatens to Sabotage Health Care of Lower-Income Americans and Congress (STA BREAKING NEWS and ARCHIVES)

by Theresa @, Saturday, July 29, 2017, 23:46

Still Reeling from Legislative Loss

With no public events scheduled today to distract the president, Donald Trump returned to Twitter this afternoon to threaten to sabotage the health care of both lower-income Americans and Congress.

“After seven years of ‘talking’ Repeal & Replace,” the president, still reeling from the Republican Senate’s failure to repeal ObamaCare, “the people of our great country are still being forced to live with imploding ObamaCare!”

“If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly,” Trump – who previously advised he would be “president for all Americans” – continued, “BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!”

The “bailouts” in question refer to the Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments from the government, designed to decrease the amount that lower-income Americans have to pay for deductibles, copays and insurance.

The move would devastate the insurance market, and as Daily Kos reported, top insurance CEOs are openly blaming Donald Trump’s threat of sabotage for rate hikes and empty markets. As the outlet reported:

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