President’s Pledge To Protect Preexisting Conditions Challenged By Democrats

By Amy Lotven / February 5, 2020 at 1:17 AM
President Donald Trump in his Tuesday State of the Union address once again pledged to support people with preexisting conditions even as the Department of Justice supports axing the protections in a high-profile lawsuit, Texas v. USA. The president also touted his administration’s expanded short-term plans, which are not required to cover preexisting conditions, and association health plans for offering lower premiums, but he otherwise avoided deriding the Affordable Care Act, which has gained in popularity over his tenure,...

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