Trump’s claim to have ‘saved’ preexisting conditions clashes with record

Earlier this month, health care policy suddenly managed to steal some headlines away from impeachment and the ongoing horserace of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, when President Donald Trump declared in a tweet that he, “was the person who saved” protections for patients with preexisting conditions.That Jan. 13 statement — a response to a television ad in which Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg charged that Trump had broken a campaign promise to protect patients with preexisting conditions — left several fact checkers calling foul.Read More

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