Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel tried rebranding ObamaCare as TrumpCare on his show this week to see how President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republican threatens to push for Rosenstein impeachment unless he testifies Judge suggests Trump’s tweet about Stormy Daniels was ‘hyperbole’ not defamation Rosenstein faces Trump showdown MORE's supporters and other conservative opponents of the legislation would react. 

"Yesterday, I was looking at the White House website, specifically, and I have to admit the health-care plan there isn't bad, it's actually pretty good," Kimmel said "Jimmy Kimmel Live," referring to the website that allows Americans to sign up for ObamaCare. 

"So last night, I encouraged people, even liberals who don't like Trump, to think about signing up for TrumpCare, at the very least, take a look at it," he continued. 


Kimmel went on to showcase praise he had received from ObamaCare opponents on social media. 

"If you care about health care, go to Donald Trump's website,, sign up. According to The Washington Post ... the first week of TrumpCare has been a huge success, a record number of people have signed up, twice as many as ObamaCare," he said. 

Kimmel has emerged as a major voice in the health-care debate this year, pointing to his own infant son, who was born with a congenital heart defect requiring extensive care, as an example of a health-care recipient who could lose coverage under Republican ObamaCare repeal and replace efforts.

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) coined the "the Jimmy Kimmel test" in May when he pledged not to support a repeal proposal that would not shield patients with pre-existing conditions from a loss of coverage or high out-of-pocket costs.

The comedian hit Cassidy in September after the senator proposed legislation with Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP opens door to holding Kavanaugh committee vote this week Press: Judge Kavanaugh must withdraw Kavanaugh: 'I will not be intimidated into withdrawing' MORE (R-S.C.), which Kimmel said did not meet Cassidy's original standard. 

“On health care, Cassidy flunks his own ‘Jimmy Kimmel test,’ ” Kimmel said.