Trump prattles on about making GOP ‘the party of great health care,’ but Republicans have no such plan

USA Today

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Ever since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Republicans have been hellbent on either repealing the measure in Congress or striking it down in courts.

Their latest effort to strip millions of Americans of their health coverage, which the Trump administration joined this week with a legal brief calling for the entire ACA’s demise, combines the two approaches.

It reasons that if Congress can repeal a tiny portion of the law, which it did by ending penalties for those without insurance, sympathetic judges would then repeal the rest, which has happened at the district court level in Texas.  Call it what it is: a tag-team assault on the ACA by conservatives in Congress and in robes.