WATCH: Bannon admits Trump is “blowing up” Obamacare exchanges, contradicting Trump tweets from this morning 

American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates released the following statement after former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon told the Values Voters Summit that Donald Trump was acting to “blow up” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance marketplaces by cutting-off payment of cost-sharing reductions.

“Donald Trump’s former chief strategist just admitted what has been obvious since Trump took office: this administration is actively sabotaging marketplaces in the name of politics. While the administration has tried to mislead the public about their efforts, Steve Bannon just tore their facade apart and told the truth – getting cheers from the Republican base.

“Trump’s executive order will cause economic and medical hardship for countless families across the country, and now Bannon has ensured that everyone knows this was done intentionally, and for partisan reasons. The country is going to hold Republicans accountable.”

This week Trump issued two executive orders that took the administration’s months-long efforts to sabotage […]

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American Bridge Statement on Steve Bannon 

American Bridge Vice President Shripal Shah released the following statement after it was reported that Steve Bannon has left his position in the White House as Donald Trump’s chief strategist: 

“Steve Bannon should’ve never been on White House payroll in the first place and his departure doesn’t mean much. Trump is still going to empower white supremacists with his rhetoric, with Stephen Miller, Sebastian Gorka, and countless there cheering him on. Until Republicans collectively take a firm stand against Trump’s bigotry, nothing is going to change.”

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