In answering the first question of the night, Biden argued that if Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed as a Supreme Court justice and the court overturns former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, 100 million people who have pre-existing conditions will lose their coverage.
“And so it’s just not appropriate to do this before this election,” Biden said, referring to a Senate vote on Barrett.
Trump disputed the statement that 100 million people have pre-existing conditions, before pivoting to attack Biden for his own health care plan which he said will “extinguish” the health care of 180 million people who currently have private coverage.
Biden said “that’s simply not true,” as Trump accused him of “going to socialist medicine.”
According to an analysis by the Department of Health and Human Services, 50-129 million Americans have some type of pre-existing health condition. Under Obamacare starting in 2014, insurance companies cannot refuse to…
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