Trump on health care: ‘Obamacare is too expensive’

Former President Donald Trump, the Republican primary frontrunner, said he will renew his efforts to overturn The Affordable Healthcare Act — also known as Obamacare — if he wins the 2024 election.

"Obamacare is too expensive, and otherwise, not good healthcare," Trump wrote on his social media platform TruthSocial in December.

Republicans have largely abandoned the crusade against former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill. Nonetheless, Trump vowed he would "come up with a much better, and less expensive, alternative!"

The former president asserted reforming Obamacare — enacted in 2010 — would be one of his administration’s top priorities. 

However, several GOP senators, including the ranking Republican on the Senate Health Committee, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., have indicated that replacing the monumental healthcare system is “unlikely to happen.”

Earlier this year, a Texas judge, recognized for previously invalidating Obamacare, ruled against a significant component of the healthcare law related to mandatory coverage for contraception and HIV prevention.

The decision, prompted by a conservative activist and a Christian dentist on religious grounds, contested Obamacare's mandate for insurers to cover specific preventive care. The March ruling raised concerns within the Biden administration and among more than 20 mostly Democrat-controlled states.

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