Now, when someone complains about their healthcare premiums going up, you can point them to Trump. When they complain it went up before Trump was in office, you can explain it was Marco Rubio who blocked the payments to insurance companies the last time. [Link to Rubio below.] If they keep blaming Obama after they know how it all works, you can be pretty sure it’s not about the healthcare at all. Link: https://www.salon.com/2017/03/22/how-republicans-quietly-sabotaged-obamacare-long-before-trump-came-into-office_partner/
Despite repeated threats to end the cost-reduction payments, the White House had continued the subsidies while waiting for a lawsuit to move through the courts. Thursday’s decision reverses that.