In response to Senator Jeff Flake’s support for the Cruz healthcare proposal, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Spokesman David Bergstein released the following statement.
“Senator Flake’s plan will dramatically increase costs for hardworking Arizonans while gutting coverage for pre-existing conditions — his determination to give big insurance companies and the wealthiest few another tax break will make middle class families pay more for less when they can least afford it.”
The Washington Post reported that Flake’s plan would cause premiums for those with pre-existing conditions to ”skyrocket,” The Hill wrote that it would “eliminate the protection for people with pre-existing conditions,” and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley stated “it has the effect of annihilating the pre-existing condition requirement.”
We're not done fighting to protect #Obamacare -- and especially coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.…...
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