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Trump Wants a Supreme Court Justice to Rubber Stamp Healthcare Repeal; That’s Outrageous
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Trump Wants a Supreme Court Justice to Rubber Stamp Healthcare Repeal; That’s Outrageous

Following the tragic passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, author Colin Seeberger argues that the American people cannot trust the president to nominate someone to the Supreme Court who will protect their health care.

In June, President Trump asked the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act, putting healthcare for more than 23 million Americans and protections for people with pre-existing conditions like diabetes and cancer at risk of termination.

He’s maintained this position despite being in the midst of a pandemic that he downplayed for political purposes and has taken the lives of 200,000 Americans.

Now, within hours of the tragic passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and in defiance of her last dying wish, Trump made clear that he will push to confirm a nominee “without delay” to a lifetime appointment to the court — hoping to secure the loyalty of another justice who will rubber stamp his lawsuit to destroy the ACA. That’s outrageous.

The above excerpt was originally published in InsideSources. Click here to view the full article.

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Authors

Colin Seeberger

Senior Adviser, Communications