Warren: Trump admin 'doing everything they can' to undermine health care coverage

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenHillicon Valley: GOP lawmakers offer election security measure | FTC Dem worries government is 'captured' by Big Tech | Lawmakers condemn Apple over Hong Kong censorship Sanders seeks spark from Ocasio-Cortez at Queens rally On The Money: Supreme Court takes up challenge to CFPB | Warren's surge brings scrutiny to wealth tax | Senators eye curbs on Trump emergency powers MORE (D-Mass.) on Sunday said a federal ruling striking down ObamaCare, and President TrumpDonald John TrumpFlorida GOP lawmaker says he's 'thinking' about impeachment Democrats introduce 'THUG Act' to block funding for G-7 at Trump resort Kurdish group PKK pens open letter rebuking Trump's comparison to ISIS MORE's reaction to the ruling, shows that the Trump administration is "doing everything they can to try to undermine health care coverage."

Warren also told reporters while speaking at an event in Boston that she thought the ruling was “very dangerous.”

“This is a very dangerous ruling on health care,” Warren said, according to CBS Boston. “It’s more evidence that the Trump administration is doing everything they can to try to undermine health care coverage for people all across this country.”


U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled Friday that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to the law's individual mandate requiring that everyone have health care or pay a tax penalty.

Trump has touted Friday's ruling as a political victory, but lawmakers and legal experts from both parties have said they expect the ruling will be overturned. ObamaCare will remain in effect while the ruling is appealed.

Warren, who is thought to be considering a 2020 White House bid, also pledged Sunday that Democrats will continue to fight for the law.

“They can’t win at the ballot box, they can’t get a vote through Congress so they’re looking for other ways to try to take away health care from Americans,” Warren said of Republicans.

“You better believe we’re going to beat this fight, we’re going to beat this back and we’re going to protect what the people of America want and that is a fair, affordable health care system.”