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Yes, ”he said when asked by ABC's" This Week "host Jon Karl if he could guarantee those with pre-existing conditions would keep their coverage under a prospective Trump health care plan.
ever put forward since Donald Trump was elected president of pre-existing conditions. "" The debate about pre-existing conditions is over, "Mulvaney added. "Both parties support them and anyone counting anything different for political gain." [AskedifhecanguaranteethatAmericanswillnotlosecoverageifObamacareisstruckdownactingWhiteHousechiefofstaffMickMulvaneysays"yes"
" The debate about pre-existing conditions is over. Both parties support them, "adds https://t.co/IXrJ6bIyFF #ThisWeek pic.twitter.com/rCCNcVTD6n  – This Week (@ThisWeekABC) March 31, 2019
The Trump administration is ramping up a legal fight against former President Obama's signature health care law.
On Monday the Department of Justice (DOJ) argued a brief memo that the entire ObamaCare law should be invalidated. DOJ had previously held that the law's protections for those with pre-existing conditions were unconstitutional.
Trump then said the GOP would become "the party of great health care." Democrats have argued that the administration has ObamaCare's viable alternative plan.
Republicans have so far failed to pass a new health care plan, despite many GOP lawmakers campaigning on the promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
When asked about the administration's inability to pass health care legislation, Mulvaney said they had been stymied by roadblocks, including the late Sen. John McCain John Sidney McCainFive things to watch at Trump's Michigan rally The Hill's Morning Report – Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition – Trump to return to campaign stage Giffords looms large in Arizona's Senate showdown MORE 's (R -Ariz.) 2017 vote against a GOP led repeal effort. Trump has often criticized McCain for the tie-breaking "no" vote.
for it in the middle of the night, "Mulvaney said on CNN's" State of the Union "Sunday.
He added that they would be new to the lawsuit against Obamacare progresses.
Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on health care: "We came up with a bunch of ideas out of the White House, yes they didn't pass mainly because John McCain went back on his word to vote in the middle of the night. ” #CNNSOTU pic.twitter.com/71u2XLNw7v
– State of the Union ( @CNNSotu) March 31, 2019