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Pelosi Statement on Trump Administration’s Attacks on Health Care

June 14, 2019

San Francisco – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after President Trump’s health care remarks:

“The President’s cruel hypocrisy knows no bounds.  While he claims to want affordable coverage, his Justice Department is busy arguing that courts should destroy protections for people with pre-existing conditions and strike down every other protection and guarantee of affordable health care for America’s families.

“From Day One, the Trump Administration has sabotaged hard-working families’ health care, working to push families into shoddy junk plans, spike their health costs and take away their health care protections – all while pretending to care about people with pre-existing conditions.  With families’ health care under attack, House Democrats are leading a Health Care Weekend of Action all across America to accelerate the drumbeat for real steps to lower health costs and prescription drug prices.

“The American people elected a Democratic Majority that would fight to protect and strengthen their affordable health care – and that is exactly what we will continue to do