Mulvaney: Trump Is Thinking If It’s Fair Congress Gets Insurance Subsidies While O’Care Is Hurting People
MULVANEY: "I talked to the president at length about that issue yesterday. His attitude is this. It’s pretty simple. Keep in mind, he has this way of channeling the large amount of American public. If ObamaCare is hurting people, as it is, then why shouldn’t it hurt insurance companies and more importantly perhaps for this discussion members of Congress. There is a certain benefit that members of Congress get as part of an opm decision and I think this discussion members of Congress. There is a certain benefit that members of Congress get as part of an opm decision and I think the president is looking at this going, is it fair? Is it fair that ObamaCare is hurting people? If you live in people with a bare county, obliged by law to buy something that’s not for sale that’s hurting you or if you got a coverage but can’t afford to go to the doctor, that’s hurting you, shouldn’t insurance companies and members of Congress bear some of that burden as well. I’m familiar with that issue. We’ll see what happens as it goes forward."