Current Affairs

Five years ago today Donald Trump descended down his golden escalator at Trump Tower and in his first ever presidential campaign speech vowed to take American health care down with him. In the years following, President Trump has worked tirelessly to fulfill his pledge to rip health care away from Americans by trying relentlessly to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and take coverage from 20 million Americans and protections for 135 million with pre-existing conditions. Five years later, President Trump is still waging his war on Americans’ health care as the nation struggles in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. In response to this fateful anniversary, Protect Our Care Executive Director Brad Woodhouse released the following statement:  Read more →

As coronavirus cases surge across the country and the US tops 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases, Protect Our Care’s Coronavirus War Room is today releasing a new video highlighting Trump’s failures to stop the spread of the virus — and how he’s now making things worse by essentially giving up on fighting the virus and rushing states to reopen against the advice of medical experts.  Read more →

Today, U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Tina Smith (D-MN) joined Senate Democrats in unveiling a new proposal to improve and expand access to health care for Americans in response to the coronavirus crisis.  Read more →

Lawsuit Decried as “Cruel, Economically Stupid and Dangerous” Read more →