Sen. Roy BluntRoy BluntLobbyists struggle with Trump reality Overnight Healthcare: Medicare fight looms on Capitol Hill Senate GOP hardening stance against emergency funding for Zika MORE (R-Mo.) countered Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidThe Trail 2016: GOP stages of grief Dems slam Trump over taco bowl tweet Reid: GOP is the party of Trump MORE's (D-Nev.) remarks that all of the ObamaCare “horror stories” are lies, saying, “they are not all untrue.”
Blunt was responding to remarks Reid made on the Senate floor Wednesday.
“Republicans may need tall tales and outright lies to convince the public that ObamaCare is bad for them. But Democrats, we don't have to make things up,” Reid said.
On Thursday, Blunt said Reid must think Missourians have “wild imaginations” because he gets letters nearly every day from his constituents complaining about negative effects of the healthcare law.
Blunt went on to tell the story of a senior who will no longer receive subsidies for Medicare Advantage, a private insurance option. Last week, the administration announced cuts to the program.