Sen. John CornynJohn CornynGOP eyes new push to break up California court Senate confirms first nominees of Trump era The new Washington elite schmoozes over lunch MORE (R-Texas) took to Fox News on Sunday to attack ObamaCare on Medicare Advantage
"Medicare Advantage has been a tremendous success, it's growing because seniors like the innovation, the choice and the range of services that they have have available to them, but this of course threatens this private-sector alternative and will force people into a single-payer option."
Republicans have been hammering Democrats on a planned 2-percent reduction in payments to Medicare Advantage programs, seeking to further erode support for ObamaCare.
Cornyn has been a vocal opponent of the law from the start, and has ramped up his criticism of ObamaCare leading into his primary against Rep. Steve StockmanSteve StockmanWhy Republicans took aim at an ethics watchdog Cruz will skip State of the Union Ethics: Lawmakers didn’t ‘knowingly’ break rules with Azerbaijan gifts MORE (R-Texas). He is expecting to win the race easily.