U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Opposes Trump Administration Support for Wisconsin Lawsuit that Threatens Guaranteed Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions
"Congressional Republicans have tried to repeal health care coverage for Wisconsin families and the Trump Administration has sabotaged people’s health care by raising costs."
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration urging a federal court to throw out protections for people with pre-existing conditions, supporting a lawsuit filed by 20 states, including the State of Wisconsin.
“I was branded as a child with the words, ‘pre-existing condition,’ so I have worked to make sure that no family should have to choose between helping their child get better or going bankrupt. Congressional Republicans have tried to repeal health care coverage for Wisconsin families and the Trump Administration has sabotaged people’s health care by raising costs. Now, Attorney General Sessions has gone to court in support of President Trump and Wisconsin’s Governor and Attorney General to take away guaranteed protections and to raise costs for Americans with pre-existing conditions. The people of Wisconsin did not send me to Washington to take people’s health care away and I will continue my fight against these relentless efforts to make things worse for Wisconsin families.”
Recent Press Releases by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Senate Vote to Terminate President Trump’s Declaration of a National EmergencyMar 14th, 2019 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
"Our Constitution is very clear that Congress has the power of the purse and President Trump can’t just steal the purse and spend money on whatever he wants."
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Introduces Reform to Protect Health Care and Social Services Workers from Workplace ViolenceMar 14th, 2019 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Legislation creates standard requiring health care and social service employers to implement workplace violence prevention plan and protect employees from violent incidents
Senator Baldwin and Representative Pascrell Reintroduce Tax Reform to Close Tax Loophole for Millionaires and Billionaires on Wall StreetMar 13th, 2019 by U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
President Trump broke promise to close tax loophole. Legislation would end carried interest tax loophole for Wall Street hedge fund managers