During a townhall meeting while on the campaign trail in Tampa, Florida, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Obamacare a disaster and said that, under his administration, it would be “repealed and replaced.”
The pro-life movement strongly opposed Obamacare because of the abortion funding and rationing components of the legislation and because of the trampling of conscience rights for pro-life groups and businesses. But millions of Americans also opposed Obamacare because they knew it would lead to higher health care premiums.
On the campaign trail, Trump spoke to those concerns. His comments are a contrast to Hillary Clinton, who was confronted by a voter whose health care costs have tripled since Obamacare. Clinton essentially brushes off the comment and, in an insensitive reply, tells the voter to go shopping for new health insurance.
“ObamaCare is a disaster. It will be repealed and replaced,” Trump said.
“And we will have alternatives that will be so good, so much less expensive, so much better that you will actually be able to keep your doctor and have your plan. That was the big lie of all of them. That was a big lie. 28 times. You can keep your doctor, you can keep — all a big lie. And ObamaCare is a disaster, Premiums are going up 45-55 percent. And we just gonna do something and it’s gonna be great. We’re going to end up having a great, great healthcare. Trust me. And I know a lot about healthcare. We are going to have a great healthcare.”