Reprinted with permission from Creators.
A federal judge in Texas just threw out the Affordable Care Act root and branch. If the decision were to survive legal challenges, an estimated 17 million Americans could lose their health coverage. Uncounted others would face monstrous premium hikes as protections for pre-existing conditions vanish.
Upheld, the ruling would rocket Republicans toward their goal of killing Obamacare. President Trump didn’t hold back his joy, hailing it as “a big, big victory” by a “highly, highly respected” judge.
The downside for Republicans is that the program has become quite popular. That’s why they didn’t actually repeal it though they could have.…