Trump: ‘It Is Not Appropriate’ Insurance Companies Used CSR Payments to ‘Line Their Pockets’
TRUMP: “Well If you look at insurance companies and you take a good strong look and -- at the numbers you will see that since the formation of ObamaCare they are up 400 percent, 450 percent, 250 percent, 300 percent. They've made a fortune, the insurance companies. So when I knocked out the -- the hundreds of millions of dollars a month being paid back to the insurance companies by politicians, I must tell you, that wanted me to continue to pay this, I said I’m not going to do it. This is money that goes to the insurance companies to line their pockets to raise their stock prices, and they have had a record run, they've had an incredible run and it's not appropriate. ObamaCare is a disaster; it's virtually dead. As far as I’m concerned it really is dead. And I predicted that a long time ago."