• Schumer places his defeat-Kavanaugh chips on health care

    2 monthes ago - By Times Union

    WASHINGTON - Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is focusing Senate Democrats on Trump administration threats to the Affordable Healthcare Act as a lead argument against confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
    At a news conference Wednesday at the Capitol, Schumer said that President Donald Trump's nomination of Kavanaugh is part of a backdoor approach to gutting the ACA - Obamacare - potentially foreshadowing an uphill battle for people with pre-existing conditions such as cancer or diabetes.
    Under the ACA, all such patients are guaranteed access to health insurance...
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