Trump’s Claim That He ‘Saved’ Preex Conditions ‘Part Fantasy, Part Delusion’

[khn_slabs slabs="1040507" view="inline" /] [partner-box] President Donald Trump attempted to take credit for one of the most popular elements of the Affordable Care Act: Its protection for people who have preexisting medical conditions. “I was the person who saved Pre-Existing Conditions in your healthcare,” Trump tweeted Monday. The protection for people with medical problems has been a rallying cry for Democrats, and they used the issue to help propel their widespread election victories in 2018. Trump repeatedly has sought to align himself with this issue — in May, for instance, claiming he would “always protect patients with preexisting conditions.” We rated ...

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