The Democratic super PAC Priorities USA Action is launching a new 30-second ad hitting President Donald Trump for attempting to undo the Affordable Care Act.
The ad will run in Florida as well as other swing states such as Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
Former President Barack Obama‘s signature bill could be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Priorities USA Action warns Trump’s rush to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the high court only amplifies that possibility
“For nearly four years, Donald Trump has tried to kill the Affordable Care Act,” the narrator begins before the ad plays old quotes from the President.
“We want to terminate health care,” Trump said. “We almost have Obamacare gone.”
“And now he’s closer than ever,” the narrator continues. “Trump is pushing through a Supreme Court justice who could vote to strike down the law. One-hundred thirty-three million people with preexisting conditions could lose their health care. We can’t let that happen. We need a President who will protect our health and our lives. We need Joe Biden.”
The U.S. Supreme Court originally upheld the Affordable Care Act as a proper exercise of Congress’ taxing authority. That “tax” is