Trump: Supreme Court striking down ObamaCare 'will lead to GREAT' health care

President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE on Monday expressed hope that the Supreme Court would affirm a Texas judge's decision to strike down the Affordable Care Act, arguing that such a ruling would lead to "GREAT" health care for the country.

Trump wrote in a tweet that the deductibles that come with plans through the Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as ObamaCare, are "so high that it is practically not even useable."

"Hurts families badly," the president said. "We have a chance, working with the Democrats, to deliver great HealthCare! A confirming Supreme Court Decision will lead to GREAT HealthCare results for Americans!"


Trump has celebrated the judge's ruling on Friday that the health-care law's individual mandate is unconstitutional, and that because the mandate cannot be separated from the rest of the law, the rest of the law is also invalid.

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have indicated they expect the decision will not stand on appeal. ObamaCare will remain in effect while the ruling is challenged.

During this year's midterm campaign, Trump and other Republicans touted their desire to protect individuals with pre-existing conditions and provide health-care options, even as the party repeatedly sought to repeal ObamaCare through legislation and the courts.

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller said Sunday that he believes the "likeliest outcome" for the health law is that the Supreme Court will deem it unconstitutional.