Fact Check: CNN Blatantly Lied About Trump's Position On Healthcare

You're not gonna believe this but CNN was being dishonest with their viewers this week.

Of course they did. That's what they do.

Whether you agree with Trump's policy on healthcare or not is up to you, but one thing is for sure - he has openly stated he does not support undoing

Joel L Pollak reports:

CLAIM: President Donald Trump wants to cancel health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.
VERDICT: False. Trump supports repealing Obamacare but has always backed coverage for pre-existing conditions.
CNN moderator Abby Phillip stated several false or contested claims as facts at the Democrat debate on Tuesday night. One was the claim that President Trump wants to end health insurance coverage for pre-existing conditions, simply because the president also supports a court challenge to Obamacare. In fact, while repealing the individual mandate of Obamacare, and backing a full “repeal and replace,” Trump has always insisted on covering people with pre-existing health conditions.
In his first address to Congress in 2017, Trump declared that his “first” principle in repealing and replacing Obamacare would be that “we should ensure that Americans with preexisting conditions have access to coverage.” Later that year, Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a Trump-backed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which included additional spending to protect Americans with pre-existing health conditions.
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WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 07: U.S. President Donald Trump gets into an exchange with Jim Acosta of CNN after giving remarks a day after the midterm elections on November 7, 2018 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. Republicans kept the Senate majority but lost control of the House to the Democrats. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun/The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)

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